transverse bar

transverse bar

[trans¦vərs ′bär]
(geology)
A slightly submerged sand bar extending perpendicular to the shoreline.
References in classic literature ?
Holmes cut the cord and removed the transverse bar.
The ass not rarely has very distinct transverse bars on its legs, like those on the legs of a zebra: it has been asserted that these are plainest in the foal, and from inquiries which I have made, I believe this to be true.
With respect to the horse, I have collected cases in England of the spinal stripe in horses of the most distinct breeds, and of all colours; transverse bars on the legs are not rare in duns, mouse-duns, and in one instance in a chestnut: a faint shoulder-stripe may sometimes be seen in duns, and I have seen a trace in a bay horse.
Our seats, into which we strapped ourselves, were so arranged upon transverse bars that we would be upright whether the craft were ploughing her way downward into the bowels of the earth, or running horizontally along some great seam of coal, or rising vertically toward the surface again.
Paddling over it, you may see, many feet beneath the surface, the schools of perch and shiners, perhaps only an inch long, yet the former easily distinguished by their transverse bars, and you think that they must be ascetic fish that find a subsistence there.
00 of NH-97(New NH-24) in the State of Uttar Pradesh (Road marking with thermoplastic paint and road safety provision for retro reflective signages and marking including transverse bar making) (Job No.
Two very different remnants of star death shine north and south of the ends of the Northern Cross's transverse bar.
The armature of the haptor comprises of two unequal pairs of anchor (dorsal and ventral), an unpaired dorsal transverse bar, a paired ventral transverse bar and seven pairs of hooks.
Abdominal segment 8 black; a long brown-red transverse bar on posterior margin.
11-14), sclerotized epigynum with a ventral depression and a transverse bar (Figs.
The smaller secondary courtyard on the north side of the transverse bar is dominated by the curved flank of the auditorium.

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