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trans- British & World English

Across; beyond

trans1 British & World English

Denoting or relating to a molecular structure in which two particular atoms or groups lie on opposite sides of a given plane in the molecule, in particular denoting an isomer in which substituents at opposite ends of a carbon-carbon double bond are also on opposite sides of the bond

trans2 British & World English

short for transsexual or transgender.

trans fat British & World English

another term for trans-fatty acid.

trans-ship British & World English

Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another

trans-Pacific British & World English

Crossing the Pacific

trans-fatty acid British & World English

An unsaturated fatty acid of a type occurring in margarines and manufactured cooking oils as a result of the hydrogenation process, having a trans arrangement of the carbon atoms adjacent to its double bonds. Consumption of such acids is thought to increase the risk of atherosclerosis

trans-synaptic British & World English

Occurring or existing across a nerve synapse

Trans-Alaska Pipeline British & World English

An oil pipeline that extends for 800 miles (1,300 km) from Prudhoe Bay on the North Slope of Alaska to Valdez on Prince William Sound

Trans-Canada Highway British & World English

A route, 4,860 miles (7,820 km) long, between Victoria in British Columbia and Saint John’s in Newfoundland

Trans-Siberian Railway British & World English

A railway running from Moscow east around Lake Baikal to Vladivostok on the Sea of Japan, a distance of 9,311 km (5,786 miles). Begun in 1891 and virtually completed by 1904, it opened up Siberia and advanced Russian interest in eastern Asia

transman British & World English

A female-to-male transsexual

transborder British & World English

Crossing or extending across a border between two countries

transglobal British & World English

(Of an expedition, enterprise, search, or network) moving or extending across or round the world

transonic British & World English

Denoting or relating to speeds close to that of sound

trans-sonic in transonic British & World English

Denoting or relating to speeds close to that of sound

transperson British & World English

A person who is transgender or transsexual

transracial British & World English

Across or crossing racial boundaries

trans-ships in trans-ship British & World English

Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another

transwoman British & World English

A male-to-female transsexual

transcultural British & World English

Relating to or involving more than one culture; cross-cultural

transnational British & World English

Extending or operating across national boundaries

transoceanic British & World English

Crossing an ocean

trans-shipped in trans-ship British & World English

Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another

trans-shipping in trans-ship British & World English

Transfer (cargo) from one ship or other form of transport to another

transactivation British & World English

Activation of a gene at one locus by the presence of a particular gene at another locus, typically following infection by a virus

transcontinental British & World English

(Especially of a railway line) crossing a continent

transhistorical British & World English

Transcending historical boundaries; eternal

transdifferentiation British & World English

The rare natural transformation of cells other than stem cells into a different cell type

trans-butenedioic acid in fumaric acid British & World English

A crystalline acid, isomeric with maleic acid, present in fumitory and many other plants

trans-1,2-diphenylethene in stilbene British & World English

A synthetic aromatic hydrocarbon which forms phosphorescent crystals and is used in dye manufacture

trans- Spanish-English

trans-

grasa trans Spanish-English

trans fat

grasa trans Spanish-English

trans fat


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