Noun transit has 3 senses
  1. theodolite, transit - a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
    --1 is a kind of surveying instrument, surveyor's instrument
    --1 has parts: alidade, alidad
    --1 has particulars: tachymeter, tacheometer
    Derived form: verb transit3
  2. transportation system, transportation, transit - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
    --2 is a kind of facility, installation
    --2 is a part of infrastructure, base
    --2 has parts:
     airfield, landing field, flying field, field; bridge, span; line; public transport; terminal, terminus, depot; way
    --2 has particulars:
     air transportation system; highway system; public transit; short line; telpherage, telferage
    Derived form: verb transit4
  3. passage, transit - a journey usually by ship; "the outward passage took 10 days"
    --3 is a kind of journey, journeying
    --3 has particulars: lockage
    Derived form: verb transit1
,Verb transit has 4 senses
  1. transit, pass through, pass across, pass over - make a passage or journey from one place to another
    --1 is one way to pass, go through, go across
    Derived forms: noun transit3, noun transition1
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. transit - pass across (a sign or house of the zodiac) or pass across (the disk of a celestial body or the meridian of a place); "The comet will transit on September 11"
    --2 is one way to
    pass, go through, go across
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something ----s something
  3. transit - revolve (the telescope of a surveying transit) about its horizontal transverse axis in order to reverse its direction
    --3 is one way to
    roll, revolve
    Derived form: noun transit1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. transit - cause or enable to pass through; "The canal will transit hundreds of ships every day"
    --4 is one way to
    bring, convey, take
    Derived form: noun transit2
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something