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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Traversing \Trav"ers*ing\, a. Adjustable laterally; having a lateral motion, or a swinging motion; adapted for giving lateral motion. [1913 Webster] Traversing plate (Mil.), one of two thick iron plates at the hinder part of a gun carriage, where the handspike is applied in traversing the piece. --Wilhelm. Traversing platform (Mil.), a platform for traversing guns. [1913 Webster]