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Meaning of "transom" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD TRANSOM

Earlier traversayn, from Old French traversin, from traverse.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF TRANSOM

transom  [ˈtrænsəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF TRANSOM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Transom is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES TRANSOM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of transom in the English dictionary

The first definition of transom in the dictionary is a horizontal member that separates a door from a window over it. Other definition of transom is a surface forming the stern of a vessel, either vertical or canted either forwards or aft at the upper side. Transom is also any of several transverse beams used for strengthening the stern of a vessel.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH TRANSOM


burdensome
ˈbɜːdənsəm
burthensome
ˈbɜːðənsəm
greensome
ˈɡriːnsəm
hansom
ˈhænsəm
lonesome
ˈləʊnsəm
overburdensome
ˌəʊvərˈbɜːdənsəm
ownsome
ˈəʊnsəm
pensum
ˈpɛnsəm
ransom
ˈrænsəm
Ransome
ˈrænsəm
responsum
rɪˈspɒnsəm
sensum
ˈsɛnsəm
unhandsome
ʌnˈhænsəm
winsome
ˈwɪnsəm
yawnsome
ˈjɔːnsəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE TRANSOM

transmutation
transmutational
transmutationist
transmutative
transmute
transmuter
transnational
transnatural
Transnet
transoceanic
transomed
transonic
transonic barrier
transpacific
transpadane
transparence
transparencies
transparency
transparent
transparent context

WORDS THAT END LIKE TRANSOM

a king´s ransom
Abraham´s bosom
apple blossom
besom
blossom
bosom
cherry blossom
chrisom
disbosom
disembosom
emblossom
Epsom
hold to ransom
lissom
may blossom
orange blossom
peach blossom
reverse transom
som
unbosom

Synonyms and antonyms of transom in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «transom» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF TRANSOM

Find out the translation of transom to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of transom from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «transom» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

横梁
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espejo de popa
570 millions of speakers

English

transom
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

transom
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

رافدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

транец
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

gio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বরগা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

traverse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Transom
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Querbalken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

欄間
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

트랜 섬
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Transom
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cây ngang
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நுழைவாயில், பலகணி ஆகியவற்றிற்கு மேலிருக்கும் குறுக்குக் கட்டை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ट्रांसमोम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

travers
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

specchio di poppa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pawęży
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

транец
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

pupei
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τραβέρσας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spieël
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

akterspegeln
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

akter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of transom

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSOM»

The term «transom» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.529 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «TRANSOM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «transom» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «transom» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about transom

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «TRANSOM»

Discover the use of transom in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to transom and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Old-House Journal
BY MAUD EASTWOOD ABOVE: By imagining the alternative in their 1884 ad, manufacturer J.F. Wollensak promoted the "safe way to operate transom sash" with one of the first lifters in the industry. IN A BOAT, IT REFERS TO THE STERN,  ...
2
Hydrodynamics of High-Speed Marine Vehicles
Cut of the steady wave pattern along the centerline of the transom stern for the monohull described in Figure 4.21. AT is the longitudinal distance from the transom (Lugni et al. 2004). transom: hull hollow, rooster tail, and incipient breaking ...
Odd M. Faltinsen, 2006
3
Boating
GENERAL MARINE KB-14 DELUXE 14'x58". Boat seats 4, weighs 175 lbs. Price, $169. MFR., General Marine Co., 6th 8: Oak St., St. Joseph, Mo. KB-17 CRUISER 17' length, 72" beam, 67" transom width. Boat has cabin space for 2 bunks, ...
4
MotorBoating
After facing, planing, and joining the edges, the pieces are put in the steam box, taken out and one at a time are bent over the mold and clamped down. \Nhile the transom is in the mold cut several dowels and wedges correct width and ...
5
Twenty-Second Symposium on Naval Hydrodynamics
flow separates cleanly from the bottom of the transom. This solution will be referred to as “B” hereafter. Solution Ǻ reduces to the uniform stream as Froude number tends to infinity and the downstream waves steepen as Froude number ...
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, Naval Studies Board, 2000
6
Naval architecture or the rudiments and rules of ship-building
The bevel at the upper-part of the transom, in Fig. I. is to trim the -upper-fide of the transom agreeable to the sheer; and the bevel at the lower "part of the transom, is to trim the under-side, to correspond with the bearding-line, if -the transom will ...
Marmaduke Stalkartt, 1781
7
The Building of a Dream -- Journal of the Molly B
Here is a view of the transom knee all fit to the transom and frame 10. This turned out to be a lot more of a job than I thought it would be. As I mentioned before the transom is supposed to be set at 10 degrees but the knee has an angle of about ...
Tom Schmidt, 2005
8
Fishing Boat Construction: Building a ferrocement fishing boat
2 .9 Transom projection The transom of the boat may or may not be vertical. If it is vertical, the measurements will be the same as the AP. 4 However, if the transom is raked, it will need to have its expanded shape drawn. The centre line of the ...
Richard O. N. Riley, Jeremy M. M. Turner, 1995
9
A treatise on marine architecture: containing the theory and ...
Transoms The wing-transom should be sided and moulded the same size as the midship-floors; or 7-8ths of an inch for every two feet of the ship's extreme breadth ; the transom which forms the sole of the raft-port should be about the same ...
‎1830
10
MotorBoating
TRANSOM MOTOR BLOCKS TRANSOM BRACE FLOOR BOARD SHEER BATTIN FLOOR BOARD ' — —_ lllllllllll TRANSOH F HAHE of the transom angle. Fasten the frames at the joints with lyz-inch No. 10 machine screws. Allow enough ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «TRANSOM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term transom is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Over the transom: Liberals dodge the population-growth question …
Our liberal friends are badly conflicted on the issues of immigration's role in overpopulation. As I noted in a recent column concerning California, the highway ... «NJ.com, Jun 15»
2
Minutes from sinking, stranded boaters saved from a 'unseaworthy …
The boat, he said, had a rotted transom, which led to the water pouring in. The message, Frohnhoefer said, is that all mariners should have proper equipment, ... «SoutholdLOCAL, Jun 15»
3
A Peep Inside the Former Home of Walter Winchell, America's Top …
He knows all.” Time magazine, no friend of his, called him the “No. 1 U.S. transom-peeper.” So now for a look over the transom of the transom-peeper's house. «New York Times, May 15»
4
Transom Story Workshop Listening Event on May 21, 2015
You're invited to a public listening event to celebrate the creation of new audio work by students at this spring's Transom Story Workshop. It's Thursday, May 21st ... «WCAI, May 15»
5
Over the Transom: Chris Christie's friends in high places and more …
I don't know who the heck is advising Chris Christie on how to run a successful presidential campaign, but it sure as hell isn't Garth Brooks. One of that country ... «NJ.com, Feb 15»
6
Challenging The Whiteness Of Public Radio
Editor's Note: This essay originally appeared on Transom.org, with a shorter version published on BuzzFeed. Author Chenjerai Kumanyika will join Code Switch ... «NPR, Jan 15»
7
TRANSOM WINDOWS: An often forgotten modern fire behavior …
A transom window is a window above a door that is usually hinged to a horizontal crosspiece over the door to provide cross-ventilation while maintaining ... «FireEngineering.com, Dec 14»
8
Transom Story Workshop Listening Event Tonight
Come enjoy an evening of great stories. The Transom Story Workshop presents a free public listening event tonight (November 20th), 7pm at the Community ... «WCAI, Nov 14»
9
Over the Transom: Cory Booker ducks debates but is good on TV …
Raise your hand if you're surprised that Cory Booker is ducking debates with Jeff Bell. I don't see too many hands. Booker seems determined to run out the clock ... «NJ.com, Sep 14»
10
Video: "Project Transom;" too much testing and Edouard strengthens
Video: "Project Transom;" too much testing and Edouard strengthens. A company could invest $16 million at the site of Bertram Yachts in Merritt Island; ... «Florida Today, Sep 14»

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