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Definition of Transition

Transition
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. There is no death, what seems so is transition. --Longfellow. 2. (Mus.) A direct or indirect passing from one key to another; a modulation. 3. (Rhet.) A passing from one subject to another. [He] with transition sweet, new speech resumes. --Milton. 4. (Biol.) Change from one form to another. Note: This word is sometimes pronounced tran*sish"un; but according to Walker, Smart, and most other authorities, the customary and preferable pronunciation is tran*sizh"un, although this latter mode violates analogy. Other authorities say tran*zish"un. Transition rocks (Geol.), a term formerly applied to the lowest uncrystalline stratified rocks (graywacke) supposed to contain no fossils, and so called because thought to have been formed when the earth was passing from an uninhabitable to a habitable state.

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- Look up transition, transitate, transitional, transitionally, or transitions in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Transition or transitional may refer...
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- An energy transition (or energy system transformation) is a major structural change to energy supply and consumption in an energy system. Currently, a...
- In mathematics, a transition function may refer to: a transition map between two charts of an atlas of a manifold or other topological space the function...
- In demography, demographic transition is a phenomenon and theory which refers to the historical shift from high birth rates and high death rates in societies...
- Transition metals in the periodic table In chemistry, a transition metal (or transition element) is a chemical element in the d-block of the periodic...
- In chemistry, the transition state of a chemical reaction is a particular configuration along the reaction coordinate. It is defined as the state corresponding...