Crosscutting vs Transverse - What's the difference?

crosscutting | transverse |


As verbs the difference between crosscutting and transverse

is that crosscutting is while transverse is to overturn; to change.

As an adjective transverse is

situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.

As a noun transverse is

anything that is transverse or athwart.

crosscutting

English

Verb

(head)
  • transverse

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.
  • (geometry, of an intersection) Not tangent: so that a nondegenerate angle is formed between the two things intersecting.
  • Antonyms

    * (lying across) longitudinal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Anything that is transverse or athwart.
  • (geometry) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.
  • Verb

    (transvers)
  • To overturn; to change.
  • * Rev. Charles Leslie
  • And so long shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?
  • (obsolete) To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.
  • (Duke of Buckingham)
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