Noun transition has 5 senses
  1. passage, transition - the act of passing from one state or place to the next
    --1 is a kind of change of state
    --1 has particulars: fossilization, fossilisation
    Derived form: verb transit1
  2. conversion, transition, changeover - an event that results in a transformation
    --2 is a kind of transformation, transmutation, shift
    --2 has particulars: glycogenesis; isomerization, isomerisation; rectification
  3. transition - a change from one place or state or subject or stage to another
    --3 is a kind of
    change, alteration, modification
    --3 has particulars: ground swell; leap, jump, saltation
  4. transition, modulation - a musical passage moving from one key to another
    --4 is a kind of passage, musical passage
  5. transition - a passage that connects a topic to one that follows
    --5 is a kind of
    --5 has particulars: flashback; flash-forward; dissolve; cut; jump