verb (traverses, traversing, traversed)
- A route used in mountaineering, specifically rock climbing.
- (transitive) To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
Etymology: From Latin trans across + versus turned, perfect passive participle of versare, turn
- He will have to the mountain before he gets to the other side.
- (transitive) (computing) To visit all parts of; to explore thoroughly; as, to traverse all nodes in a network.
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