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1trans

adjective \ˈtran(t)s, ˈtranz\

Definition of TRANS

:  characterized by having certain groups of atoms on opposite sides of the longitudinal axis of a double bond or of the plane of a ring in a molecule

First Known Use of TRANS

1892

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

Rhymes with TRANS

2trans

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Medical Dictionary

trans

adjective \ˈtran(t)s, ˈtranz\

Medical Definition of TRANS

1
:  characterized by or having certain groups of atoms on opposite sides of the longitudinal axis of a double bond or of the plane of a ring in a molecule—see all-trans
2
:  relating to or being an arrangement of two very closely linked genes in the heterozygous condition in which one mutant allele and one wild-type allele are on each of the two homologous chromosomes—compare cis 2

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