traverse

Definitions

General English

Construction

Law

  • noun denial in a pleading by one side in a case that the facts alleged by the other side are correct

Military

  • noun a pair of right-angled bends in a trench, which is designed to prevent anyone firing up the entire length (in the event of the enemy capturing part of the trench)
  • verb to move across an area of ground
  • verb to move the barrel sideways when aiming or firing

Real Estate

  • noun something that is fixed across a gap or lies crosswise, e.g. a structural member of a building
  • noun a gallery or loft that crosses from side to side inside a building
  • noun a railing, curtain, screen or partition forming a barrier within a building
  • noun a survey made using a series of intersecting straight lines of known length whose angles of intersection are measured for recording on a map or in a table of data
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