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The term transverse means "side-to-side", as opposed to longitudinal, which means "front-to-back". The term, longitudinal means front-to-back or top-to-bottom as opposed to transverse which means side-to-side. In automotive engineering, the term, longitudinal refers to an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented along the long axis of the vehicle, front to back. ...

  • In automotive engineering, the term transverse refers to an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. See transverse engine.
  • transverse wave
  • Transverse flute, a flute that is held horizontally.

Car redirects here. ... A transverse engine is an engine in which the crankshaft is oriented side-to-side relative to the wheels of the vehicle. ... A light wave is an example of a transverse wave. ... The flute is a musical instrument of the woodwind family. ...

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Transverse Flow Effect This article is about velocity in physics. ... Acceleration is the time rate of change of velocity, and at any point on a v-t graph, it is given by the slope of the tangent to that point In physics, acceleration (symbol: a) is defined as the rate of change (or time derivative) of velocity. ... ×Meegs 03:13, 14 March 2006 (UTC) Category: ... ×Meegs 03:13, 14 March 2006 (UTC) Category: ...


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Transverse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (117 words)
The term transverse means "side-to-side", as opposed to longitudinal, which means "front-to-back".
In automotive engineering, the term transverse refers to 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.
PlanetMath: transversality (108 words)
Transversality is a fundamental concept in differential topology.
The importance of transversality is that it's a stable and generic condition.
This is version 3 of transversality, born on 2003-03-02, modified 2003-07-25.
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