Seismic Transition Zone

Science / Geology / Seismic Transition Zone: A seismic discontinuity, found in all parts of the Earth, at which the velocity increases rapidly with depth: especially the one at 300 to 600 kilometers.

Other Words for Transition

Transition Adjective Synonyms: change, alteration, metamorphosis, change-over, transformation, transmutation, mutation, development, evolution, conversion, modification, metastasis
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Other Words for Zone

Zone Noun Synonyms: area, quarter, district, region, sector, section, sphere, belt, territory, province, realm, domain, precinct, bailiwick, department, terrain, circle, locality, locale, turf
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Transition

Entertainment / Basketball / Transition: When a team goes from offense to defense or defense to offense as the ball moves quickly upcourt. MORE

Target Zone Arrangement

Business / Finance / Target Zone Arrangement: In the context of takeovers, the price at which an acquirer aims to buy a target firm. In the context of options, the price of the underlying security at which an option will become in the money. In t MORE

Target Heart Rate Zone

Health / Fitness / Target Heart Rate Zone: The number of heartbeats per minute reflecting the exercise intensity that gains the maximum training benefits from an aerobic workout. The formula for obtaining a target heart rate equals 220 minus y MORE

Surf Zone

Science / Geology / Surf Zone: An area of breaking waves bounded by the point of first breakers, then landward to the maximum uprush of waves on the beach. MORE

Transition Element

Science / Geology / Transition Element: Elements of atomic number 21 to 29, 38 to 46, and 71 to 78, whose second outermost electron shell is only partially filled. MORE

Transition Metal

Science / Chemistry / Transition Metal: An element with an incomplete d subshell. Elements which have common cations with incomplete d subshells are also considered transition metals. Elements with incomplete f subshells are sometimes calle MORE

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