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transversal

[trans′vər·səl]
(mathematics)
A line intersecting a given family of lines. Also known as semisecant.
A curve orthogonal to a hypersurface.
If π is a given map of a set X onto a set Y, a transversal for π is a subset T of X with the property that T contains exactly one point of π-1(y) for each y ε Y.
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2) What makes this process peripheral is not its physical location but rather the crucial role of residents in the production of space and how as a mode of urbanization it unfolds slowly, transversally in relation to official logics, and amidst political contestations.
Moreover, our observations of longitudinal thin sections, in which calcite prisms were cross-cut transversally or tangentially (Figs 8, 9, 10D-K), strongly suggest that biologically controlled and fluorescent calcite formed prior to the optically continuous and non-fluorescent sectors of the calcite crystals, which would have precipitated during a second stage.
In contrast to some descriptions of proximal segment of the procedure, we prefer to make the skin incision transversally above the inguinal crease.
A transversally isotropic elasto-damage constitutive model of the perodontal ligament.
It is also the first time that such electrodes have been transversally implanted into the peripheral nervous system of an amputee.
Bienkowska announced straight away that companies will be the primary fund beneficiaries, as they will be able to tap transversally into all the proposed programmes.
The boundary of Ball(x) and Ball(x') intersect transversally if B([bar.
Regarding qualitative aspects, we conducted a content analysis of the curriculum from the teaching guides of each course, to identify the presence of gender -related issues, either in specific subjects and in those who look approach the subject transversally.
The detubularized ureter was folded and structured into a patch and anastomosed to the either sagitally or transversally opened bladder.
This corridor is influenced transversally by NW strike and normal faults that form a series of fallen and uplifted blocks.