Definitions for "Traversing"
Travelling directly across a slope, neither up nor down. See also uphill traversing and downhill traversing.
Adjustable laterally; having a lateral motion, or a swinging motion; adapted for giving lateral motion.
The motion of a rose engine spindle moving along it's axis when the side of the rosette is used to cut waves on a cylinder. See also Rocking.
Keywords:  accurately, angle, series, length, legs
a series of control points linked by lines known as legs, the length of which and the angle between them is accurately recorded.