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transition US English

The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another

transition US Thesaurus

the transition from school to work

transition curve US English

A curve of constantly changing radius, used to connect a circular arc to a straight line or to an arc of different curvature

transition metal US English

Any of the set of metallic elements occupying a central block (Groups IVB-VIII, IB, and IIB, or 4-12) in the periodic table, e.g., iron, manganese, chromium, and copper. Chemically they show variable valence and a strong tendency to form coordination compounds, and many of their compounds are colored

transition point US English

The set of conditions of temperature and pressure at which different phases of the same substance can be in equilibrium

transition series US English

The set of transition metals

transition probability US English

The probability of the occurrence of a transition between two quantum states of an atom, nucleus, electron, etc.

transition temperature US English

The temperature at which a substance acquires or loses some distinctive property, in particular superconductivity

augmented transition network US English

A type of grammar that represents a sentence as a series of states and possible continuations, augmented with rules for such matters as word agreement

transition element in transition metal US English

Any of the set of metallic elements occupying a central block (Groups IVB-VIII, IB, and IIB, or 4-12) in the periodic table, e.g., iron, manganese, chromium, and copper. Chemically they show variable valence and a strong tendency to form coordination compounds, and many of their compounds are colored