Transit may refer to:


* Transit (film), a 2006 film about Russian and American pilots in World War II
* Transit (Sponge Cola album), an album by Sponge Cola
* Transit (Staying-Alive film), a film produced by MTV and Staying-Alive about 4 people in different countries in the world.


* Astronomical transit, when one celestial body appears to move across the face of another celestial body, as seen by an observer at some particular vantage point
* Ford Transit, a van made by the Ford Motor Company
* Mass transit, transportation systems in which the passengers do not travel in their own vehicles
* Navigational transit, when a navigator observes two fixed reference points in line
* Transit (ship), the name given to three sailing vessels designed and built to the order of Captain Richard Hall Gower
* A specialized type of Theodolite used in surveying.
* Transit New Zealand, a crown entity responsible for the New Zealand national state highway network.

Other uses

* Transit, Canadian shoe retailer now operating under the name Spring
* Astrological transit, are the comparison and evaluation of planets in their current position in relation to those on a Natal Chart.
* "Transit", a 1992 novel by Ben Aaronovitch based on the TV series "Doctor Who"
* Transit (satellite), the first satellite navigation system to be used operationally
* Internet transit, one of the two mechanisms by which Internet traffic is exchanged between internet service providers
* Routing transit number, an identifying code used in transference of funds through banking institutions

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  • transit — [ trɑ̃zit ] n. m. • 1663; it. transito, lat. transitus « passage » 1 ♦ Comm. Dérogation au paiement des droits (de douane, d octroi), accordée à une marchandise qui ne fait que traverser un territoire; passage en franchise. Marchandises en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Transit — Trans it, n. [L. transitus, from transire to go over: cf. F. transit. See {Transient}.] 1. The act of passing; passage through or over. [1913 Webster] In France you are now . . . in the transit from one form of government to another. Burke. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Transit — (von lat. trans „durch“, ire „gehen“) steht für Transitverkehr, einen Staat oder ein bestimmtes Gebiet durchquerenden Verkehr Transitverkehr (DDR), speziell der die DDR durchquerende Verkehr Transit (Elektron), Elektronen, die durch einen Leiter… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Transit 1B — TRANSIT (satellite) Satellite Transit O (Génération opérationnelle) Transit a été le premier système de navigation par satellites mis au point pour la marine des États Unis par l université Johns Hopkins à partir de 1958 et mis en œuvre pour la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • transit — [trans′it, tranz′it] n. [ME transite < L transitus, pp. of transire < trans , TRANS + ire, to go: see YEAR] 1. a) passage through or across b) a transition; change 2. a) …   English World dictionary

  • Transit — (также известная как NAVSAT Navy Navigation Satellite System)  первая в мире спутниковая система навигации. Главным пользователем системы были ВМФ США для обеспечения информацией о точных координатах своих ПЛАРБ Поларис, также она… …   Википедия

  • Transit — Astrodinámica: serie de satélites de Estados Unidos de navegación.El primer Transit (primer satélite de navegación del mundo), fue lanzado en abril de 1960. Orbitaron la Tierra de polo a polo a unos 1.000 Km Serie de satélites de Estados Unidos… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Transit — Sm Durchfahrt, Durchreise per. Wortschatz fach. (19. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. transito, dieses aus l. trānsitus, dem Abstraktum von l. trānsīre (trānsitum) hinübergehen , zu l. īre gehen und l. trāns .    Ebenso nndl. transito, ne.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Transit — se puede referir a: Transit, satélite espacial. Transit, software para traducción. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo título. Si llegaste aquí a través de …   Wikipedia Español

  • Transit — Trans it, v. t. (Astron.) To pass over the disk of (a heavenly body). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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