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traverse

traverse(
truh
-
vuhrs
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(to go across)
a. atravesar
The intrepid warriors traversed the harsh terrain of the tundra to reach the village.Los guerreros intrépidos atravesaron el duro terreno de la tundra para llegar a la aldea.
To traverse these mountains, you must first appease the dragon who lives beneath them.Para atravesar estas montañas, primero hay que apaciguar al dragón que vive abajo de ellas.
b. cruzar
No sailor had ever traversed the stormy waters that lay to the west.Ningún marinero había cruzado las aguas tempestuosas que quedaban al oeste.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (diagonal path)
a. el zigzag
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Marty was learning to ski downhill on a traverse when he lost his balance and fell.Marty estaba aprendiendo como esquiar cuesta abajo en zigzag cuando perdió el balance y se cayó.
b. la travesía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
To climb boulders you need to climb on a traverse, going up sideways.Para escalar bloques de rocas hay que escalarlos en travesía, subiendo de lado.
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traverse
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (literary)
a. atravesar, cruzar
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traverse [ˈtrævəs]
noun
1 (Téc) travesaño (m)
2 (Mil) través (m)
3 (Mountaineering) escalada (f) oblicua; camino (m) oblicuo
transitive verb
atravesar
we are traversing a difficult period atravesamos un período difícil
intransitive verb
(Mountaineering) hacer una escalada oblicua
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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