Definitions for transit

Definitions for (noun) transit

Main entry: transit, passage

Definition: a journey usually by ship

Usage: the outward passage took 10 days

Main entry: theodolite, transit

Definition: a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod

Main entry: transit, transportation, transportation system

Definition: a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

Definitions for (verb) transit

Main entry: transit

Definition: cause or enable to pass through

Usage: The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day

Main entry: transit

Definition: revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction

Main entry: transit

Definition: pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)

Usage: The comet will transit on September 11

Main entry: transit, pass across, pass over, pass through, move through

Definition: make a passage or journey from one place to another

Usage: The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs; Some travelers pass through the desert

Visual thesaurus for transit