Meaning of transit

Definition of transit

(noun) 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; "the outward passage took 10 days"
(verb) make a passage or journey from one place to another; "The tourists moved through the town and bought up all the souvenirs"; "Some travelers pass through the desert"
pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place); "The comet will transit on September 11"
cause or enable to pass through; "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"

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