[trav-ers, truh-vurs] /ˈtræv ərs, trəˈvɜrs/
verb (used with object), traversed, traversing.
to pass or move over, along, or through.
to go to and fro over or along.
to extend across or over:
A bridge traverses the stream.
to go up, down, or across (a rope, mountain, hill, etc.) at an angle:
The climbers traversed the east face of the mountain.
to ski across (a hill or slope).
to cause to move laterally.
to look over, examine, or consider carefully; review; survey.
to go counter to; obstruct; thwart.
to contradict or deny.
to turn and point (a gun) in any direction.
verb (used without object), traversed, traversing.
to pass along or go across something; cross:
a point in the river where we could traverse.
to ski across a hill or slope on a diagonal.
to turn laterally, as a gun.
Fencing. to glide the blade toward the hilt of the contestant’s foil while applying pressure to the blade.
the act of passing across, over, or through.
something that crosses, obstructs, or thwarts; obstacle.
a transversal or similar line.
a place where one may traverse or cross; crossing.
Architecture. a transverse gallery or loft of communication in a church or other large building.
a bar, strip, rod, or other structural part placed or extending across; crosspiece; crossbar.
a railing, lattice, or screen serving as a barrier.
Gunnery. the horizontal turning of a gun so as to make it point in any required direction.
Surveying. a series of intersecting surveyed lines whose lengths and angles of intersection, measured at instrument stations, are recorded graphically on a map and in numerical form in data tables.
Law. a formal denial of some matter of fact alleged by the other side.
lying, extending, or passing across; transverse.
to pass or go over or back and forth over (something); cross
(transitive) to go against; oppose; obstruct
to move or cause to move sideways or crosswise
(transitive) to extend or reach across
to turn (an artillery gun) laterally on its pivot or mount or (of an artillery gun) to turn laterally
(transitive) to look over or examine carefully
(transitive) (law) to deny (an allegation of fact), as in pleading
(intransitive) (fencing) to slide one’s blade towards an opponent’s hilt while applying pressure against his blade
(mountaineering) to move across (a face) horizontally
(transitive) (nautical) to brace (a yard) fore and aft
something being or lying across, such as a transom
a gallery or loft inside a building that crosses it
(maths) another name for transversal (sense 1)
an obstruction or hindrance
(fortifications) a protective bank or other barrier across a trench or rampart
a railing, screen, or curtain
the act or an instance of traversing or crossing
a path or road across
(nautical) the zigzag course of a vessel tacking frequently
(law) the formal denial of a fact alleged in the opposite party’s pleading
(surveying) a survey consisting of a series of straight lines, the length of each and the angle between them being measured
(mountaineering) a horizontal move across a face
being or lying across; transverse
an archaic word for across
early 14c., “pass across, over, or through,” from Old French traverser “to cross, thwart” (11c.), from Vulgar Latin *traversare, from Latin transversare “to cross, throw across,” from Latin transversus “turn across” (see transverse). The noun meaning “act of passing through a gate, crossing a bridge, etc.” is recorded from mid-14c.; meaning “a passage by which one may traverse” is recorded from 1670s. Military foritifcation sense of “barrier, barricade” is recorded from 1590s. Related: Traversed; traversing.
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