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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtransittran‧sit /ˈtrænsɪt, -zɪt/ ●○○ AWL noun [uncountable]  1 TAKE/BRINGthe process of moving goods or people from one place to another baggage that is lost or damaged in transit (=while it is being moved) transit by air or sea2 a system for moving people from place to place syn transport British English, transportation American English rapid transit networkspublic transit American English (=buses, trains etc) promises to improve public transittransit verb [intransitive]
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transitWhile they waited, the Joint put them up at a transit camp just outside Vienna.Host factors such as transit time may also play a part.Lisbon was a city in transit - everyone was waiting to go somewhere else.Maybe some of the carving had got damaged in transit, but he was as firm and heavy as ever.Alas, complexity infuses transit projects.Each region has integrated needs-for public transit, for water and sewer systems, for solid waste treatment, for economic development.in transitA good insurance policy will cover the cost of goods lost or damaged in transit.The shipment was lost in transit.Cheese continues to ripen while in transit, so storage is important.rapid transitThese findings are consistent with decreased transit in the proximal and rapid transit through the sigmoid colon in patients with active colitis.He was the chief architect in charge of the then-burgeoning rapid transit system - and it turns out he was also a painter.Historians have tended to overlook the possibilities of more rapid transit where the cargo concerned was profitable enough to merit it.At least 150 miles of new rapid transit and underground railways are envisaged in the next 20 to 30 years.Like some other rapid transit systems, this plan utilises only former and existing railway routes.
TransitTransit trademark  a type of large van (=a vehicle that is used for carrying goods, that is smaller than a truck ) made by the Ford Motor Company in the UKFrom Longman Business Dictionarytransittran‧sit /ˈtrænsɪt, -zɪt/ noun [uncountable]1TRANSPORTTRAVELthe process of moving people or goods from one place to anotherSmaller cities are finding that attractivepublic transit services (=buses, trains etc used by the general public) are essential to their survival.2in transitTRANSPORT if goods are in transit, they are being taken by train, plane etc from one place to anotherAn insurance policy will cover the risk of damage to goods in transit. see also stoppage in transit
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