Transiting

What is Transiting?

Transiting definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

the act or fact of passing across or through; passage from one place to another.
conveyance or transportation from one place to another, as of persons or goods, especially, local public transportation: city transit.Compare mass transit.
a transition or change.
Astronomy.

  1. the passage of a heavenly body across the meridian of a given location or through the field of a telescope.
  2. the passage of Mercury or Venus across the disk of the sun, or of a satellite or its shadow across the face of its primary.
  3. meridian circle.
Astrology. the passage of a planet in aspect to another planet or a specific point in a horoscope.
Surveying.

  1. Also called transit instrument.an instrument, as a theodolite, having a telescope that can be transited, used for measuring horizontal and sometimes vertical angles.
  2. a repeating transit theodolite.
(initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace. one of a series of satellites for providing positional data to ships and aircraft.