transit noun

ADJ. air, rail, road, sea | mass An improved mass transit system would cut traffic on the roads. | rapid

TRANSIT + NOUN point The port has become a transit point in the drug trade. | camp a transit camp for refugees | lounge The passengers had been transferred into the transit lounge. | shed The goods were still in a transit shed on the quay. | system The city has acquired a light rail transit system.

PREP. in ~ Many of the goods were damaged in transit. | ~ between goods in transit between factory and store | ~ from, ~ to in transit from factory to store