English - Vietnamese Dictionary
transit /trænsit/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- (thương nghiệp) sự quá cảnh
- goods in transit: hàng hoá quá cảnh
- the overland transit: đường bộ
- in transit: dọc đường
- lost in transit: thất lạc dọc đường
- sự qua đường kinh (kinh tuyến) (của một thiên thể); sự ngang qua mặt trời (của một hành tinh)
- the transit of Venus: sự ngang qua mặt trời của sao Kim
- ngoại động từ
- (thiên văn học) đi qua, qua
- Venus transits the sun's disc: sao Kim đi qua mặt trời
transits'trænsɪt ,-z-Thesaurus Dictionary
+a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
+a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
+a journey usually by ship
+make a passage or journey from one place to another
+pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place)
+revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
+cause or enable to pass through
Advanced English Dictionary
1 moving, movement, travel, travelling, motion, passing, progress, progression, transition; passage, traverse, traversal, traversing:
We were unable to mail any letters while we were in transit. The overland transit of the island took three days.
2 transport, transportation, carriage, haulage, cartage, conveyance, transfer, transference, transferral, transmittal:
The transit of the merchandise will be handled by our regular shipping company.
3 cross, traverse, go or move or pass or travel across or over or through:
They were advised to check with authorities of every country visited or transited during their journey.
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
1 [U] the process of being moved or carried from one place to another: The cost includes transit. + goods damaged or lost in transit + transit times
2 [U, C, usually sing.] the act of going through a place on the way to somewhere else: the transit lounge at Vienna airport + a transit visa (= one that allows a person to pass through a country but not to stay there)
air, rail, road, sea | mass
An improved mass transit system would cut traffic on the roads.
TRANSIT + NOUN
The port has become a transit point in the drug trade.
a transit camp for refugees
The passengers had been transferred into the transit lounge.
The goods were still in a transit shed on the quay.
The city has acquired a light rail transit system.
Many of the goods were damaged in transit.
| ~ between
goods in transit between factory and store
| ~ from, ~ to
in transit from factory to store
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