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transverse flute

  

      n   the normal orchestral flute, as opposed to the recorder (or fipple flute)  
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transverse  
      adj  
1    crossing from side to side; athwart; crossways  
2      (Geometry)   denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola  
3    (of a flute, etc.) held almost at right angles to the player's mouth, so that the breath passes over a hole in the side to create a vibrating air column within the tube of the instrument  
4      (Astronomy)      another word for       tangential       2  
      n  
5    a transverse piece or object  
     (C16: from Latin transversus, from transvertere to turn across, from trans- + vertere to turn)  
  transversely      adv  
  transverseness      n  


transverse colon  
      n     (Anatomy)   the part of the large intestine passing transversely in front of the liver and stomach  
transverse flute  
      n   the normal orchestral flute, as opposed to the recorder (or fipple flute)  
transverse process  
      n     (Anatomy)   either of the projections that arise from either side of a vertebra and provide articulation for the ribs  
transverse wave  
      n   a wave, such as an electromagnetic wave, that is propagated in a direction perpendicular to the direction of displacement of the transmitting field or medium  
   Compare       longitudinal wave  

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transverse

  
  
athwart, crossways, crosswise, diagonal, oblique  

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