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trans

trans

See also: trans., trans-, and trans*

English

Adjective

trans (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.
    the trans effect is the labilization of ligands which are trans to certain other ligands
  2. (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.
Usage notes

Compare trans- and its usage notes.

Derived terms

Coordinate terms

Etymology 2

Clipping of transsexual or of transgender (ultimately from Latin trāns).

Adjective

trans (not comparable)

  1. Transgender (or sometimes transsexual).
    a trans woman
  2. Alternative form of trans*
Usage notes

Compare trans- and its usage notes, particularly with regard to the gender-related sense; see also trans*.

Derived terms
Related terms
See also

Etymology 3

Abbreviation.

Noun

trans

  1. Abbreviation of transaction.

Anagrams


Esperanto

Etymology

From Latin trans.

Pronunciation

Preposition

trans

  1. across, on the other side of
  2. over

Antonyms

  • cis (on this side of)

See also


French

Etymology 1

Adjective

trans m, f (invariable)

  1. (chemistry) trans

Etymology 2

Noun

trans m, f (plural trans)

  1. transsexual

Adjective

trans m, f (invariable)

  1. transsexual

Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto trans, from Latin trans. Not to be confused with the paronym tra.

Preposition

trans

  1. on the other side of, beyond, across
    Il pasas trans la rivero per ponto.
    He goes across the river by bridge.

Derived terms

  • transe (beyond)
  • transajo (object on the other side)
  • trans-

Synonyms

  • dop (behind, after)

Antonyms

  • cis (on this side of)

Paronyms

  • tra (through)

Interlingua

Preposition

trans

  1. across

Italian

Noun

trans m, f (invariable)

  1. transsexual

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₂- (through, throughout, over). Cognate with Scots throch (through), West Frisian troch (through), Dutch door (through), German durch (through), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷 (þairh, through), Albanian tërthor (through, around), Welsh tra (through). See also thorough.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /trans/, [trãːs]
  • Rhymes: -ãːs

Preposition

trāns (+ accusative)

  1. across, beyond

Derived terms

Descendants

See also

References


Spanish

Adjective

trans m, f (plural trans)

  1. transgender, trans
    • 2015 July 30, ““Tengo miedo constantemente””, in El País:
      Internacionalmente, presentan al país como perfecto cumplidor en cuanto a la protección de los derechos humanos de la población LGBTI. Hablan de la recientemente creada línea de atención y de la contratación de mujeres trans en organismos públicos.

Synonyms


Swedish

Noun

trans c

  1. trance