transit

phonetic symbol: / trǽnzɪt / 

transit - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a journey usually by ship
passage

[ noun ]
■ a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
theodolite

[ noun ]
■ a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
transportation , transportation system

[ verb ]
■ cause or enable to pass through
e.g.)
・The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day

[ verb ]
■ revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction

[ verb ]
■ pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)
e.g.)
・The comet will transit on September 11

[ verb ]
■ make a passage or journey from one place to another
move through , pass across , pass over , pass through

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