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transverse

1. Geometry denoting the axis that passes through the foci of a hyperbola
2. (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
3. Astronomy another word for tangential (sense 2)
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chambranle

A structural feature, often ornamental, enclosing the sides and top of a doorway, window, fireplace, or similar opening. The top piece or lintel is called the transverse and the side pieces or jambs the ascendants.
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transverse

To cross from side to side.
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Table 3 shows the variation of diagonal cracking load ([P.sub.cr]), flexural crack load ([P.sub.fl]) and ultimate load ([P.sub.u]) of beams having varying tensile/compression reinforcement ratios and transverse reinforcement spaces.
To the best of our knowledge, most published ultrasound-guided paravertebral block techniques have used visualisation of the transverse process as the 'gold standard' for identifying the paravertebral space.
It can be observed that the differences between experimental FEM results for all the three combinations of materials are very much within acceptable limits which proves the reliability of FEM in predicting transverse modulus.
The theory behind this approach to anterior vaginal wall prolapse is based on anatomical childbirth studies that provide "very, very strong evidence" demonstrating that transverse defects, and not midline or paravaginal defects, are the cause of cystocele, he explained.
Superior articular process transverse diameter: The transverse distance between two lateral margin of the process (Bazaldua Cruz et al.).
AM Best views Transverse's business profile as limited, as the company will serve as fronting/transformer carrier, and will require a period to establish its brand and market position.
In view of chronic pain and non-relief of symptoms with medical and physiotherapy treatment, surgical excision of the pseudo-articulation of the left L5 transverse process with the sacrum was done (Figure 2).
The chances of enduring a transverse myelitis attack are as little as one in a million--less likely than getting struck by lightning.
The transverse sinuses, sigmoid sinuses, occipital sinus, superior and inferior sagittal sinuses and the major intracranial veins, including the veins of Trolard and Labbe were assessed using a schematic approach.
The SC officials also stressed that they were intensely working to resolve the issue of property rights for the construction of the first section of Transverse Road I, from KranjAeviAeva Street to Halida Kajtaza Street, so that the budget planning for the next year could include financing of construction of this section as well.
However, cardiac CT [Figure 3] confirmed the diagnoses of prominent pericardial transverse recess.