Results for: Transverse

In Physics

What is a transverse wave?

A transverse wave is a wave that the displacement of the medium is perpendicular to the direction of propagation of the wave. Examples of transverse waves are a ripple in a (MORE)

What is a transverse fracture?

A transverse fracture is a bone fracture which runs at a right angle to the length (axis) of the bone. See link in Related links for more discussion of categories of fractu (MORE)
In Science

What does transverse mean?

adjective 1.lying or extending across or in a cross direction; cross.2.(of a flute) having a mouth hole in the side of the tube, near its end, across which the player's breat (MORE)

What is a transversal in math?

A transversal is simply a line that crosses through 2 other lines. When through to parallel lines, it creates series of congruent and supplementary angles. http://www.mathopen (MORE)

What are transversal angles?

I think it is when there are 2 parallel lines, then the lines which cut both is called, the angles which are between one side of the transversal and a parallel (MORE)
In Biology

What is a transverse uterus?

Describes the side-lying (where the baby's body length is horizontal in the uterus) position of the baby before birth. Unless moved, the baby will have to be delivered by c-se (MORE)
In Biology

What is transverse diffusion?

One of the possible of lipid movements in membrane is a transverse diffusion. In a transverse diffusion a lipid flip flops from one leaflet to the other leaflet. It's rare, a (MORE)