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Transit may refer to:


  • Internet transit, one of two mechanisms by which Internet traffic is exchanged between internet service providers

Science and engineering[edit]

  • Astronomical transit, the apparent motion of one celestial body across the face of another celestial body or meridian
  • In surveying, to transit the telescope means to turn the telescope about the trunnion axis, thus turning the telescope through the vertical plane
  • A Theodolite capable of performing the operation described above
  • Transit telescope, a special-purpose telescope mounted so as to point only at objects transiting the local meridian
  • A specialized type of theodolite used in surveying
  • Transit (satellite), the first satellite navigation system to be used operationally
  • Navigational transit, when a navigator observes two fixed reference points in line



Other uses[edit]

  • Routing transit number, an identifying code used in transferring funds through banking institutions
  • Transit, Canadian shoe retailer now operating under the name Spring

See also[edit]