1. [ noun ] a surveying instrument for measuring horizontal and vertical angles, consisting of a small telescope mounted on a tripod
Synonyms: theodolite
Related terms: surveying_instrument tachymeter alidad
2. [ verb ] make a passage or journey from one place to another
Synonyms: pass_through pass_over pass_across
Related terms: bring pass roll cut passage theodolite
3. [ noun ] (transportation) facility consisting of the roads and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
Synonyms: transportation transportation_system
Related terms: facility public_transit short_line highway_system air_transportation_system telpherage infrastructure way bridge terminal line public_transport airfield
4. [ noun ] (nautical,transportation) a journey usually by ship
Synonyms: passage

"the outward passage took 10 days"

Related terms: journey lockage
Similar spelling:   trans