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 Meanings and Examples of TRANSIT
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 n.  act of passing; passage through or over; line or route of passage
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  A portion of her words was lost in the transit from her larynx to her lips, as though on a piano where some notes are missing.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER IV—A ROSE IN MISERY
2  We will confine ourselves to noting an incident which, though unnoticed by the wedding party, marked the transit from the Rue des Filles-du-Calvaire to the church of Saint-Paul.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER I—THE 16TH OF FEBRUARY, 1833
3  The animal uttered a cry during the transit, but, arrived at its destination, it crouched behind the cushions, and stupefied at such unusual treatment remained silent and motionless.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 65. A Conjugal Scene.
4  In the face of handicaps such as these the packers counted themselves lucky if they could kill off the cattle that had been crippled in transit and the hogs that had developed disease.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 26
5  The transition from libertine to prig was so complete.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 7
6  But a third series of ideas turned upon the question how to effect this transition from the old life to the new.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 3: Chapter 12
7  Levin smiled joyfully; he was struck by this transition from the confused, verbose discussion with Pestsov and his brother to this laconic, clear, almost wordless communication of the most complex ideas.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 13
8  There was only one stage in the transition from coldness to inspiration, at which work was possible.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 12
9  Again, as before, all of a sudden, without the slightest transition, he felt cast down from a pinnacle of happiness, peace, and dignity, into an abyss of despair, rage, and humiliation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 6: Chapter 14
10  She had left a city which sat up nights to talk of universal transition; of European revolution, guild socialism, free verse.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  The transition is a keen one, I assure you, from a schoolmaster to a sailor, and requires a strong decoction of Seneca and the Stoics to enable you to grin and bear it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 1. Loomings.
12  Interrupting the dialogue by this abrupt transition, the scout had instant recourse to the fragments of food which had escaped the voracity of the Hurons.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 12
13  Then, with another transition in voice and subject, allusions were made to the virgin who wept in the adjacent lodge.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 33
14  Gross natures have this in common with naive natures, that they possess no transition state.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
15  There was now something so kind, so gentle, so openhearted, and so paternal in this brusqueness, that Marius, in the sudden transition from discouragement to hope, was stunned and intoxicated by it, as it were.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Example Sentence: (22 in 2 pages)
1  The pipeline would cross on route from Iran, earning the Pakistani government millions of dollars in transit fees.
2  The transit was damaged by flood; we were blocked at a remote mountain village.
3  During the transit strike, as common commuters I have to use other conveyance.
4  The bus rapid transit system carries a half million passengers daily in dedicated bus lanes.
5  You must allow for five per cent wastage in transit.
6  It is possible to make an insurance claim for any goods lost or damaged in transit.
7  An improved mass transit system would cut traffic on the roads.
8  In dystopian films, there is usually very little in the way of high-quality mass transit, epicurean-quality food is hard to come by, and everyone looks as if they got their fashion cues from Alice Cooper.
9  Still hobbled by power failures and waterlogged transit, the New York region started to restore some transportation services on Wednesday, as it struggled to return to daily life.
10  The negotiators hoped to effect a smooth transition to an interim administration.
11  This course is useful for students who are in transition from one training programme to another.
12  The transition from a totalitarian state to a free country will be long and slow.
13  He will remain head of state during the period of transition to democracy.
14  The health-care system is in transition at the moment.
15  Adolescence is the period of transition between childhood and adulthood.