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Noun: transition  tran'zi-shun
  1. The act of passing from one state or place to the next
    - passage
     
  2. An event that results in a transformation
    - conversion, changeover
     
  3. A change from one place, state, subject or stage to another
     
  4. A musical passage moving from one key to another
    - modulation
     
  5. A passage that connects a topic to one that follows
Verb: transition  tran'zi-shun
  1. Cause to convert or undergo a transition
    "the company had to transition the old practices to modern technology"
     
  2. Make or undergo a transition (from one state or system to another)
    "The airline transitioned to more fuel-efficient jets"; "The adagio transitioned into an allegro"

Derived forms: transitions, transitioning, transitioned

Type of: alteration, change, change of state, convert, modification, musical passage, passage, shift, switch, transformation, transmutation

Encyclopedia: Transition