\tɹˈansəmz], \tɹˈansəmz], \t_ɹ_ˈa_n_s_ə_m_z]\
Definitions of TRANSOMS
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In a ship, beams or timbers fixed across the stern-post to strengthen the after-part and give it form; in arch., a horizontal mullion or cross-bar in a window; a lintel over a door; in surv., the vane of a cross-staff; a cross-bar of any kind.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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