- (transitive) to cut or divide crossways
- a sample strip of land used to monitor plant distribution, animal populations, etc, within a given area
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2014
tran•sect /trænˈsɛkt/USA pronunciationv. [~ + object]to cut across;
to divide by cutting across.See -sect-.
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transect vb /trænˈsɛkt/
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