Tranny is a term with multiple meanings:
*Transformer (electrical)
*Transgender (slang)
*Transistor radio
*Shortwave radio (not necessarily a transistor model), like the Zenith Trans-Oceanic Shortwave Radio
*Transmission on an automobile
*A term for a transgender person.
*A nickname for the Ford Transit (usually as "Tranny van")
*A transparency, either a photographic slide or for an overhead projector.
*A Rock band based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma.
*In skateboarding a slang term for "transition".

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