transition

  • 1 transition — [ trɑ̃zisjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1501 « procédé rhétorique »; lat. transitio, proprt « passage » 1 ♦ Manière de passer de l expression d une idée à une autre, de lier les parties d un discours. ⇒ passage. L art des transitions. Ménager les transitions.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Transition — or transitional may refer to:*Transition (genetics) *Transitional fossil *Transition (grappling) *Transition metal *Transition state * Transition: an operation of a finite state machine *Transition function *Transition flying car *Transition… …

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  • 3 transition — tran‧si‧tion [trænˈzɪʆn, ˈsɪ ] noun [countable, uncountable] formal the act or process of changing from one state or form to another: • The computer company went through a difficult transition period. • Three directors are expected to retire… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 Transition — (lat. für ‚Übergang‘, trans·ire ‚überschreiten, übergehen‘) bezeichnet: Transition (Zeitschrift), US amerikanisches vierteljährliches Magazin für schwarze Intellektuelle Terrafugia Transition, ein US amerikanisches Flugauto beim Snowboarden bzw.… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 5 Transition — Tran*si tion, n. [L. transitio: cf. F. transition. See {Transient}.] 1. Passage from one place or state to another; charge; as, the transition of the weather from hot to cold. [1913 Webster] There is no death, what seems so is transition.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 transition — TRANSITION. s. f. Passage d une matiere à une autre, d un raisonnement a un autre, par des termes par des discours qui les lient. Belle transition, aisee, ingenieuse. il a passé à une nouvelle matiere sans aucune transition. les transitions font… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 7 transition — [tran zish′ən, transish′ən] n. [L transitio < transitus: see TRANSIT] 1. a) a passing from one condition, form, stage, activity, place, etc. to another b) the period of such passing 2. a word, phrase, sentence, or group of sentences that… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 transition — transition. См. транзиция. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …

    Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 9 Transition — (lat.), Übergang, Übergehung; transitiv, übergehend; Transitivum, s. Verbum …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 Transition — (lat.), Übergang; Übergehung; transitīv, überleitend, hinübergehend; Transitivum, s. Verbum …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 11 Transition — Transition, lat. transitus, Uebergang; Uebergehung; transitiv, übergehend; ein transitives Verbum ist ein solches, dessen Thätigkeit ein Object hat; transitorisch, zum Ueber oder Durchgang bestimmt; vorübergehend, vergänglich …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 transition — I noun alteration, break, change, changeover, conversion, development, flux, graduation, growth, jump, leap, metastasis, modification, motion, movement, passage, passing, phase, progress, realignment, shift, transference, transformation, transit …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 transition — фр. [транзисьо/н], англ. [транси/шн] transizione ит. [транзицио/нэ] модуляция букв. переход …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 14 transition — (n.) 1550s, from L. transitionem (nom. transitio) a going across or over, noun of action from pp. stem of transire go or cross over (see TRANSIENT (Cf. transient)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 15 transition — [n] change, often major alteration, changeover, conversion, development, evolution, flux, growth, metamorphosis, metastasis, passage, passing, progress, progression, realignment, shift, transformation, transit, transmutation, turn, turning point …

    New thesaurus

  • 16 transition — ► NOUN 1) the process of changing from one state or condition to another. 2) a period of such change. DERIVATIVES transitional adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 17 Transition — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Transition », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) en mathématiques : une matrice de… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 18 transition — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abrupt, rapid, sudden ▪ direct ▪ gradual, slow ▪ awkward, difficult …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 transition — 01. Refugees who come to this country receive aid from the government to help them during the [transition] to their new lives here. 02. She is in a [transition] house for women who have been abused by their spouses. 03. The [transition] to… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 20 transition */*/ — UK [trænˈzɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms transition : singular transition plural transitions the process of changing from one situation, form, or state to another a transition period in transition: The author gives an… …

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