Transit

Science / Tides and Currents / Transit: The passage of a celestial body over a specified meridian. The passage is designated as upper transit or lower transit according to whether it is over that part of the meridian lying above or below the polar axis.

Other Words for Transit

Transit Noun Synonyms: transport, transportation, carriage, haulage, cartage, conveyance, transfer, transference, transferral, transmittal
Transit Verb Synonyms: moving, movement, travel, travelling, motion, passing, progress, progression, transition, passage, traverse, traversal, traversing
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Intransitive

Entertainment / Literature / Intransitive: An intransitive verb is a verb that does not have a direct object (and often one that by its very nature cannot take such an object at all). See discussion under transitive. MORE

Transitive

Entertainment / Literature / Transitive: This term refers to a verb or a verbal phrase that contains or can take a direct object, which contrasts with an intransitive verb, i.e., one that cannot take a direct object. For example, hit is a tr MORE

Transitus Mundi

Entertainment / Literature / Transitus Mundi: The theme of life's ephemeral or transient nature, especially when that thematic exploration ends by suggesting humanity should reject the world or turn its attention away from mundane life and retrea 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

Transition

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

Transitional Benefits-Plans

Health / Dentistry / Transitional Benefits-Plans: When an employer changes insurance carriers, transition plans enable participants already in treatment to transition to an in-network health provider. It gives the patient and their current provider a MORE

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