Trans meaning

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Transaction.
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Trans is defined as across, through or on the other side of.

An example of trans used as a prefix is in the word "transatlantic," which means across the Atlantic Ocean.

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Transverse.
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Across; on the other side; beyond.

Transpolar.

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Translated.
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Transportation.
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Transportation.
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Transverse.
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So as to change thoroughly.

Transliterate.

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Above and beyond; transcending.

Transonic.

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Transgender.
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(chemistry) Describing a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.
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(cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.
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(colloquial) Transgender, transsexual.
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Abbreviation of transaction.
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Alternative form of trans.
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Transgender.

Trans people; trans rights.

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Through.

Transcontinental.

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Change; transfer.

Transliterate.

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Having a pair of identical atoms on opposite sides of two atoms linked by a double bond. Used of a geometric isomer.

Trans-butene.

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Transaction(s)
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On the other side of, to the other side of, over, across, through.

Transatlantic, transpierce.

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Origin of trans

  • L trans- (contracted to tra- before d-, m-, n-, l-, v-, j-) < trans, across, over, orig., prob. prp. of *trare, to pass, seen in intrare, extrare < IE base *ter-, to go, over, beyond > through
    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition
  • From Latin trāns- from trāns across, beyond, through terə-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Short for transgender transsexual
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin trāns (“on the other side of"). The gender-related sense is a clipping of transsexual or of transgender (from Latin trāns).
    From Wiktionary
  • trans + *, as used as a wildcard in programming.
    From Wiktionary