HyperDic: transit

English > 7 senses of the word transit:
NOUNartifacttransit, theodolitea surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
artifacttransit, transportation system, transportationa facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
acttransit, passagea journey usually by ship
VERBmotiontransit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass overmake a passage or journey from one place to another
motiontransitpass across (a sign or house of the zodiac / zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)
motiontransitrevolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
motiontransitcause or enable to pass through
transit > pronunciation
Soundstrae'nziht
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
English > transit: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod.
Synonymtheodolite
Partsalidade, alidadsurveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including the telescope and its attachments
Narrowertachymeter, tacheometerA theodolite designed for rapid measurements
Broadersurveying instrument, surveyor's instrumentAn instrument used by surveyors
Spanishteodolito
Catalanteodolit
Verbstransitrevolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
English > transit: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods.
Synonymstransportation system, transportation
Part ofinfrastructure, baseThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
Partsairfield, landing field, flying field, fieldA place where planes take off and land
bridge, spanA structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
lineA commercial organization serving as a common carrier
public transportconveyance for passengers or mail / mail or freight
terminal, terminus, depotstation where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
wayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Narrowerair transportation systemA transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
highway systemA transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport
public transitA public transportation system for moving passengers
short lineA transportation system that operates over relatively short distances
telpherage, telferageA transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
Broaderfacility, installationA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
Spanishsistema de transporte, tránsito, transporte
Catalanmitjà de transport, sistema de transport, transport
Verbstransitcause or enable to pass through
English > transit: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningA journey usually by ship.
Synonympassage
Narrowerlockagepassage through a lock in a canal or waterway
Broaderjourney, journeyingThe act of traveling from one place to another
Spanishtravesía
Catalantravessia
Verbstransitmake a passage or journey from one place to another
English > transit: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningmake a passage or journey from one place to another.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymspass through, move through, pass across, pass over
Narrowercutpass through or across
Broaderpassgo across or through
Similar totransitCause or enable to pass through
Spanishatravesar, transitar
Nounstransita journey usually by ship
transitionthe act of passing from one state or place to the next
English > transit: 7 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningpass across (a sign or house of the zodiac / zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place).
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"The comet will transit on September 11"
Broaderpassgo across or through
English > transit: 7 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningrevolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderroll, revolveCause to move by turning over or in a circular manner of as if on an axis
Spanishatravesar, girar
Nounstransita surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
English > transit: 7 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningCause or enable to pass through.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"
Broaderbring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Similar totransit, pass through, move through, pass across, pass overmake a passage or journey from one place to another
Nounstransita facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

©2001-19 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict