Definitions of transit:
  • noun:   a journey usually by ship
  • noun:   a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
  • noun:   a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
  • verb:   cause or enable to pass through
    Example: "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)
    Example: "The comet will transit on September 11"
  • verb:   make a passage or journey from one place to another

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