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Meaning & Definition of Transit in English

English

Transit

/trænzɪt/

noun

1. A surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod

    synonym:
  • theodolite
  • ,
  • transit

2. A facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

    synonym:
  • transportation system
  • ,
  • transportation
  • ,
  • transit

3. A journey usually by ship

  • "The outward passage took 10 days"
    synonym:
  • passage
  • ,
  • transit

verb

1. Make a passage or journey from one place to another

  • "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs
  • " "some travelers pass through the desert"
    synonym:
  • transit
  • ,
  • pass through
  • ,
  • move through
  • ,
  • pass across
  • ,
  • pass over

2. Pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)

  • "The comet will transit on september 11"
    synonym:
  • transit

3. Revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction

    synonym:
  • transit

4. Cause or enable to pass through

  • "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"
    synonym:
  • transit