This illustration shows the transverse section of the Basilica of Maxentius.

Basilica of Maxentius

This illustration shows the transverse section of the Basilica of Maxentius.

"Transverse section of a bud, in which the leaves are arranged in an accumbent manner." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bud

"Transverse section of a bud, in which the leaves are arranged in an accumbent manner." — Encyclopedia…

"Transverse section of a bud, in which the leaves are arranged in an equitant manner." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bud

"Transverse section of a bud, in which the leaves are arranged in an equitant manner." — Encyclopedia…

"Transverse section of a bud, showing two leaves folded in an obvolute manner. Each is conduplicate, and one embraces the edge of the other." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bud

"Transverse section of a bud, showing two leaves folded in an obvolute manner. Each is conduplicate,…

"Transverse section of a bud, showing two leaves arranged in a supervolute manner." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Bud

"Transverse section of a bud, showing two leaves arranged in a supervolute manner." — Encyclopedia…

"A cantilever is a beam, bar, rod, etc., fixed at one end and subjected to a transverse stress. It has a tendency to overthrow the wall or structure to which it is attached." — Hallock, 1905

Cantilever

"A cantilever is a beam, bar, rod, etc., fixed at one end and subjected to a transverse stress. It has…

"When the load is uniformly distributed on a cantilever of any cross-section, it will sustain a load twice as great as when the load is applied at one end." — Hallock, 1905

Cantilever

"When the load is uniformly distributed on a cantilever of any cross-section, it will sustain a load…

A rectangular cantilever with supports on the end and the load on the middle.

Cantilever

A rectangular cantilever with supports on the end and the load on the middle.

"A transverse section through the valve casing of a double-column hammer, used for heavy forge work."—Finley, 1917

Transverse section of a double-column hammer

"A transverse section through the valve casing of a double-column hammer, used for heavy forge work."—Finley,…

Transverse section of the great ore chamber in the Emma mine, Utah.

Emma mine, Utah

Transverse section of the great ore chamber in the Emma mine, Utah.

"Transverse section of a conduplicate leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Conduplicate Leaf

"Transverse section of a conduplicate leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Transverse section of a convolute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Convolute Leaf

"Transverse section of a convolute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Transverse section of an involute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Involute Leaf

"Transverse section of an involute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Transverse section of a plicate or plaited leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Plicate Leaf

"Transverse section of a plicate or plaited leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"Transverse section of a revolute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Revolute Leaf

"Transverse section of a revolute leaf." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

"An apparatus devised by Mach for the illustration of the pendular motions of the particles of a medium transmitting waves of any kind, longitudinal or transverse, stationary or progressive." — Avery, 1895

Line of pendulums

"An apparatus devised by Mach for the illustration of the pendular motions of the particles of a medium…

An illustration of a plan of strata transversed by a diminishing strike fault.

Strata Transversed by a Diminshing Strike Fault

An illustration of a plan of strata transversed by a diminishing strike fault.

"Transverse section of an Alcyonarian zooid. mm, mesenteries; mb, muscle banners; sc, sulcus; st, stomodaeum." —Encyclopedia Britannica, 1910

Alcyonarian Zooid

"Transverse section of an Alcyonarian zooid. mm, mesenteries; mb, muscle banners; sc, sulcus; st, stomodaeum."…