Definition of Transit


  • a journey usually by ship
    "the outward passage took 10 days"
  • a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    - transportation system
  • a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod


  • cause or enable to pass through
    "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"
  • revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
  • 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"
  • 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"
    - pass through - move through - pass across - pass over
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble transit

168 unscramble word found using the letters transit.

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