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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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- Transition or transitional may refer to: Transition (genetics), a point mutation that changes a purine nucleotide to another purine (A ↔ G) or a pyrimidine...
- Transition metals in the periodic table In chemistry, the term transition metal (or transition element) has three possible meanings: The IUPAC definition...
- The term phase transition (or phase change) is most commonly used to describe transitions between solid, liquid, and gaseous states of matter, as well...
- The existence of some kind of demographic transition is widely accepted in the social sciences because of the well-established historical correlation linking...
- The gl****–liquid transition, or gl**** transition, is the gradual and reversible transition in amorphous materials (or in amorphous regions within semicrystalline...
- Transition, in genetics and molecular biology, refers to a point mutation that changes a purine nucleotide to another purine (A ↔ G), or a pyrimidine nucleotide...
- The Transition may refer to: The Transition (album), studio album by Muslim Belal The Transition (EP), EP by Say No More The Transition EP, EP by Philmont...
- Transition frequency may refer to: A measure of the high-frequency operating characteristics of a transistor, usually symbolized as fT A characteristic...
- The transition state of a chemical reaction is a particular configuration along the reaction coordinate. It is defined as the state corresponding to the...
- branchlets (shoots). The transition to flowering is one of the major phase changes that a plant makes during its life cycle. The transition must take place at...
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