Definición de transit en inglés:

transit

Saltos de línea: tran|sit
Pronunciación: /ˈtransɪt
 
, ˈtrɑːns-, -nz-/

sustantivo

[mass noun]
  • 2The action of passing through or across a place: Guatemala is to have freedom of transit across Belize
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    • The remaining 400,000 were transit - or stopover - passengers.
    • Those transit passengers are being subjected to more scrutiny, a more careful look being given specifically to their shoes and to their clothes and to their electronics.
    • One of the special features of the bus terminus is the pedestrian subway connecting all platforms, ensuring safe transit of passengers.
  • 2.1 Astronomy The passage of an inferior planet across the face of the sun, or of a moon or its shadow across the face of a planet: the transits of Mercury across the sun’s disc
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    • Besides a couple of eclipses slated for May, sky watchers would witness transits of two planets over the disk of the Sun.
    • Over a mere five occurrences these transits of Venus had shifted from events of astronomical importance to a sideshow with mere curiosity value.
    • The transits of the Planet of Love happen in pairs, eight years apart every century.
  • 2.2 Astronomy The apparent passage of a celestial body across the meridian of a place.
  • 2.3 Astrology The passage of a celestial body through a specified sign, house, or area of a chart.
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    • By the classical era the Sun's transit through the zodiac sign had taken precedence and Virgo became more directly perceived as a Maiden of fruition through the Harvest.
    • It seems to me like the awful transit of Saturn through Cancer brings much trouble in areas like the home, family, terminal periods of life, health and care, real estate - you know it well.
    • In the same period transit Saturn in Taurus was making two passes over natal Pluto.

verbo (transits, transiting, transited)

[with object] Volver al principio  
  • 1Pass across or through (an area): the new large ships will be too big to transit the Panama Canal
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    • No recreational or commercial fishing is allowed, or diving or snorkeling, and vessels transiting the area must stow fishing gear.
    • Arnold also had to battle geographic commanders who tried to hijack command of assets when they transited their specific areas.
    • The old man was transiting the Atlantic by ship.
  • 1.1 Astronomy (Of a planet or other celestial body) pass across (the face of another body, or a meridian): at the end of February Jupiter transits the meridian
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    • When the planet transits the star, it blocks a small amount of the star's light; it's essentially a miniature solar eclipse.
    • People won't really see a planet transiting the Sun.
    • Mercury and Venus are the only planets that orbit closer to the Sun than the Earth, so they are the only planets that can transit the Sun.
  • 1.2 Astrology (Of a celestial body) pass across (a specified sign, house, or area of a chart).
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    • When Saturn transits the sign of karka or cancer and again when it crosses scorpio or vrischik, the individual will experience the panoti or adhayia of Saturn.
    • Saturn transits each sign in about 29.5 months and crosses three signs in about 7 and a half years, hence the reference to sadesati.
    • Of course, there's a saying that when Jupiter transits three signs in a year, there will be lots of floods - and aren't we having that!

Origen

late Middle English (denoting passage from one place to another): from Latin transitus, from transire 'go across'.

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