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Transverse may refer to:

  • Transverse engine, an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle
  • Transverse flute, a flute that is held horizontally
  • Transverse force (or Euler force), the tangential force that is felt in reaction to any angular acceleration
  • Transverse mass, a particle physics quantity
  • Transverse plane, the plane orthogonal to the anteroposterior or oral-aboral axis
  • Transverse rotors, a type of rotorcraft in which there are two rotors mounted side by side
  • Transverse wave, a wave that causes a disturbance in the medium perpendicular to the direction it advances
  • Transverse Island, an island on the east side of Stefansson Bay, off the coast of Enderby Land

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