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Definition of Traverse

Traverse a. means: To lay in a cross direction; to cross.

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Traverse a. means: To lay in a cross direction; to cross.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse (a.) means: To lay in a cross direction; to cross.

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Traverse (a.): To turn to the one side or the other, in order to point in any direction; as, to traverse a cannon.

Traverse (a.): To wander over; to cross in traveling; as, to traverse the habitable globe.

Traverse (a.): To plane in a direction across the grain of the wood; as, to traverse a board.

Traverse (v. i.): To turn, as on a pivot; to move round; to swivel; as, the needle of a compass traverses; if it does not traverse well, it is an unsafe guide.

Traverse (a.): Lying across; being in a direction across something else; as, paths cut with traverse trenches.

Traverse (a.): A formal denial of some matter of fact alleged by the opposite party in any stage of the pleadings. The technical words introducing a traverse are absque hoc, without this; that is, without this which follows.

Traverser (n.): A traverse table. See under Traverse, n.

Traverse (a.): To deny formally, as what the opposite party has alleged. When the plaintiff or defendant advances new matter, he avers it to be true, and traverses what the other party has affirmed. To traverse an indictment or an office is to deny it.

Traversed (imp. & p. p.): of Traverse

Traversing (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Traverse

Journey (v. t.): To traverse; to travel over or through.

Trance (v. t.): To pass over or across; to traverse.

Traverse (adv.): Athwart; across; crosswise.

Traverse (a.): Anything that traverses, or crosses.

Trace (v. t.): To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.

Traverse (a.): A turning; a trick; a subterfuge.

Wander (v. t.): To travel over without a certain course; to traverse; to stroll through.

Voyage (v. t.): To travel; to pass over; to traverse.

Traverse (a.): A line surveyed across a plot of ground.

Traverse (a.): To pass over and view; to survey carefully.

Crotchet (n.): An indentation in the glacis of the covered way, at a point where a traverse is placed.

Traverse (a.): A line lying across a figure or other lines; a transversal.

Traverse (a.): The turning of a gun so as to make it point in any desired direction.

Traverse (v. i.): To use the posture or motions of opposition or counteraction, as in fencing.

Traverse (a.): A barrier, sliding door, movable screen, curtain, or the like.

Hunt (v. t.): To use or traverse in pursuit of game; as, he hunts the woods, or the country.

Traverse (a.): To cross by way of opposition; to thwart with obstacles; to obstruct; to bring to naught.

Beat (v. i.): To make progress against the wind, by sailing in a zigzag line or traverse.

Patrol (v. i.): To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.

Traverse (a.): The zigzag course or courses made by a ship in passing from one place to another; a compound course.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Traverse

Meaning of Tom Cox's Traverse

Tom Cox's Traverse means: Work done by a man who bustles about doing nothing. Usually amplified by adding "running twice round the scuttle butt and once round the longboat".

Meaning of Rake

Rake means: To sweep or traverse with shot; to enfilade; spec. to send shot along (a ship) from stem to stern (in full to rake fore and aft).

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: To turn to the one side or the other, in order to point in any direction; as, to traverse a cannon.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: To wander over; to cross in traveling; as, to traverse the habitable globe.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: To plane in a direction across the grain of the wood; as, to traverse a board.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: To turn, as on a pivot; to move round; to swivel; as, the needle of a compass traverses; if it does not traverse well, it is an unsafe guide.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: Lying across; being in a direction across something else; as, paths cut with traverse trenches.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: A formal denial of some matter of fact alleged by the opposite party in any stage of the pleadings. The technical words introducing a traverse are absque hoc, without this; that is, without this which follows.

Meaning of Traverser

Traverser means: A traverse table. See under Traverse, n.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: To deny formally, as what the opposite party has alleged. When the plaintiff or defendant advances new matter, he avers it to be true, and traverses what the other party has affirmed. To traverse an indictment or an office is to deny it.

Meaning of Traversed

Traversed means: of Traverse

Meaning of Traversing

Traversing means: of Traverse

Meaning of Journey

Journey means: To traverse; to travel over or through.

Meaning of Trance

Trance means: To pass over or across; to traverse.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: Athwart; across; crosswise.

Meaning of Traverse

Traverse means: Anything that traverses, or crosses.

Meaning of Trace

Trace means: To walk over; to pass through; to traverse.

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