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Today’s Word: Transit
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- the act or fact of passing across or through; passage from one place to another.
- conveyance or transportation from one place to another, as of persons or goods, especially, local public transportation:city transit.Compare mass transit.
- a transition or change.
- the passage of a heavenly body across the meridian of a given location or through the field of a telescope.
- the passage of Mercury or Venus across the disk of the sun, or of a satellite or its shadow across the face of its primary.
- meridian circle.
- Astrology. the passage of a planet in aspect to another planet or a specific point in a horoscope.
- Also called transit instrument. an instrument, as a theodolite, having a telescope that can be transited, used for measuring horizontal and sometimes vertical angles.
- a repeating transit theodolite.
- (initial capital letter)U.S. Aerospace. one of a series of satellites for providing positional data to ships and aircraft.
verb (used with object), tran·sit·ed, tran·sit·ing.
- to pass across or through.
- Surveying. to turn (the telescope of a transit) in a vertical plane in order to reverse direction; plunge.
- Astronomy. to cross (a meridian, celestial body, etc.).
verb (used without object), tran·sit·ed, tran·sit·ing.
- to pass over or through something; make a transit.
- Astronomy. to make a transit across a meridian, celestial body, etc.
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