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.
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.
* (lying across) longitudinal
Anything that is transverse or athwart.
(geometry) The longer, or transverse, axis of an ellipse.
To overturn; to change.
* Rev. Charles Leslie
(obsolete) To change from prose into verse, or from verse into prose.
- 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shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?
- (Duke of Buckingham)