As nouns the difference between transverse and trilateration
is that transverse
is anything that is transverse or athwart while trilateration
is the determination of the location of a point based on its distance from three other points.
As an adjective transverse
is situated or lying across; side to side, relative to some defined "forward" direction.
As a verb transverse
is to overturn; to change.
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shall her censures, when justly passed, have their effect: how then can they be altered or transversed , suspended or superseded, by a temporal government, that must vanish and come to nothing?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)
The determination of the location of a point based on its distance from three other points.