traverse englannista suomeksi
A series of points, with angles and distances measured between, traveled around a subject, usually for use as "control" i.e. angular reference system for later surveying work.
1499, (w), ''The Bowge of Court'':
- Than sholde ye see there pressynge in a pace / Of one and other that wolde this lady see, / Whiche sat behynde a traves of sylke fyne, / Of golde of tessew the fynest that myghte be (..)
1613, (w), ''(w)''
- At the entrance of the king, / The first traverse was drawn.
Something that thwarts or obstructs.
''He will succeed, as long as there are no unlucky traverses not under his control.''
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", i.e. without what follows).
The zigzag course or courses made by a ship in passing from one place to another; a compound course.
A line lying across a figure or other lines; a transversal.
1994, Stephen R. Wise, ''Gate of Hell: Campaign for Charleston Harbor, 1863'' (page 160)
- At night, when the Federal guns slowed their fire, the men created new traverses and bombproofs.
*1789, (w), ''The Interesting Narrative'', vol. I, ch. 7:
- The whole care of the vessel rested, therefore, upon me, and I was obliged to direct her by my former experience, not being able to work a traverse.
To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
''He will have to traverse the mountain to get to the other side.''
''to traverse all nodes in a network''
To lay in a cross direction; to cross.
- The parts should be often traversed, or crossed, by the flowing of the folds.
To rotate a gun around a vertical axis to bear upon a military target.
''to traverse a cannon''
, To climb or descend a steep hill at a wide angle (relative to the slope).
''the road traversed the face of the ridge as the right-of-way climbed the mountain''
''The last run, weary, I traversed the descents in no hurry to reach the lodge.''
*1764, (w), ''The Castle of Otranto'', II:
- The well-meaning priest suffered him to deceive himself, fully determined to traverse his views, instead of seconding them.
(RQ:Scott Ivanhoe) admit the force of this reasoning, which I yet hope to traverse.
To pass over and view; to survey carefully.
1675, (w), ''Of the odious Sin of Ingratitude'' (A Sermon preached at Christ-Church, Oxon, October 17, 1675)
- My purpose is to (..)traverse the nature, principles, and properties of this detestable vice — ingratitude.
''to traverse a board''
- And save the expense of long litigious laws, / Where suits are traversed, and so little won / That he who conquers is but last undone.
Lying across; being in a direction across something else.
''paths cut with traverse trenches''
- Oak (..) being strong in all positions, may be better trusted in cross and traverse work.
- the ridges of the fallow field lay trauerse
(quote-book)|title=(w)|chapter=Act I, Scene I|text=Qu'on voit naître souvent de pareilles traverses / En des esprits divers des passions diverses / Et qu'à nos yeux Camille agit bien autrement !|t=Indeed, how one sees the same hurdles engender / Diverse passions in diverse spirits / And how, before our eyes, Camille acts so differently!
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