Trajection
Trajection Tra*jec"tion, n. [L. trajectio a crossing over, transposition.] 1. The act of trajecting; a throwing or casting through or across; also, emission. --Boyle. [1913 Webster]

2. Transposition. [R.] --Knatchbull. [1913 Webster]


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  • trajection — (entrée créée par le supplément) (tra jè ksion) s. f. Terme de rhétorique. •   Trajection des épithètes, se dit, dans Eschyle, du transport de l épithète à un substantif qui semblerait ne pas la comporter, WEIL Revue critique, 15 janv. 1876, p.… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • trajection — trəˈjekshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin trajection , trajectio, from trajectus (past participle of trajicere, traicere) + ion , io ion 1. : transmission through space or some other medium : crossing 2. : metathesis …   Useful english dictionary

  • trajection — noun see traject …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trajection — See traject. * * * …   Universalium

  • trajection — tra·jec·tion …   English syllables

  • traject — trajection, n. /treuh jekt /, v.t. Archaic. to transport, transmit, or transpose. [1545 55; < L trajectus (ptp. of traicere to cast, throw over or across), equiv. to tra (var. of trans TRANS ) + jec (comb. form of jacere to throw) + tus ptp.… …   Universalium

  • trajectile — trəˈjektəl, kˌtīl adjective Etymology: trajection + ile : of, capable of, or marked by trajection …   Useful english dictionary

  • Traject — Traj ect, n. [L. trajectus, fr. trajicere: cf. F. trajet, OF. traject. See {Traject}, v. t.] 1. A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry. [Obs.] Cotgrave. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of trajecting; trajection. [1913 Webster] 3. A trajectory.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traject — transitive verb Etymology: Latin trajectus, past participle of traicere Date: 1657 transmit • trajection noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • trajectory — trajectile /treuh jek til, tuyl/, adj. trajection /treuh jek sheuhn/, n. /treuh jek teuh ree/, n., pl. trajectories. 1. the curve described by a projectile, rocket, or the like in its flight. 2. Geom. a curve or surface that cuts all the curves… …   Universalium

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