transcurrent [trans-kur-uh nt, -kuhr-] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. running or extending across or transversely.

Origin of transcurrent 1600–10; Latin trānscurrent- (stem of trānscurrēns), present participle of trānscurrere to run across. See trans-, current Examples from the Web for transcurrent Historical Examples of transcurrent

  • Transcurrent, trans-kur′ent, adj. passing transversely, as the postfrena of a beetle.

    Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)


  • British Dictionary definitions for transcurrent transcurrent adjective

    1. running across; transverse

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