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traverse

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtraversetra‧verse1 /ˈtrævɜːs $ trəˈvɜːrs/ verb [transitive]  formalCROSS to move across, over, or through something, especially an area of land or water two minutes to traverse the park→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
traverseFor the moment, however, it is sufficient to reflect on the difficult terrain which we are traversing.But it was as if we were traversing a cafe-free zone.If the compromised system is on a backbone network, intruders can monitor any transit traffic traversing between nodes on that network.As a result theoretical discourses are traversed by narrative structures which form a hidden thread running through the argument.The software then does the calculations, using built-in data on the energy cost of traversing different kinds of terrain.Once at sea level, smooth soapstone slabs had to be traversed for some distance to reach the cliff.An estimated 250,000 cars traverse the bridge daily.He portrays the latter as a nomadic people who traversed the steppe in wagons with their herds and flocks.
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traversetrav‧erse2 /ˈtrævɜːs $ -vɜːrs/ noun [countable]  technicalDSO a sideways movement across a very steep slope in mountain-climbing
Examples from the Corpus
traverseThe refuge was crowded with skiers following the Haute Route - the high level alpine traverse.Step down and make a delicate traverse left to move up into a recess and small ledge.A beautifully clean, steep layback leads to an exciting but easy traverse and a nasty pull into a frustratingly smooth scoop.
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Verb table
traverse
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytraverse
he, she, ittraverses
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytraversed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave traversed
he, she, ithas traversed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad traversed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill traverse
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have traversed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam traversing
he, she, itis traversing
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you, we, theyare traversing
Past
I, he, she, itwas traversing
you, we, theywere traversing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been traversing
he, she, ithas been traversing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been traversing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be traversing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been traversing
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