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Verb: traverse  tru'vurs
  1. Travel across or pass over
    "The caravan traversed almost 100 miles each day";
    - track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
     
  2. To cover or extend over an area or time period
    "Rivers traverse the valley floor";
    - cross, span, sweep
     
  3. (law) Contradict formally (an allegation of fact by the opposing party) in a legal suit
    - deny
Noun: traverse  tru'vurs
  1. A horizontal beam that extends across something
    - trave, crossbeam, crosspiece
     
  2. A horizontal crosspiece across a window or separating a door from a window over it
    - transom
     
  3. Taking a zigzag path on skis
    - traversal
     
  4. Travel across
    - traversal

Derived forms: traversing, traverses, traversed

Type of: beam, continue, cover, crossing, crosspiece, extend, go across, go through, pass, travel, traveling [US], travelling [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: skiing

Encyclopedia: Traverse, gunnery