in transit

idiom

: in the process of being transported
Some of the goods were lost in transit.

Examples of in transit in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Expert Tips: · Encrypt all sensitive data at rest and in transit to ensure that the data stays unreadable even if unauthorized access occurs. David Balaban, Forbes, 29 Mar. 2024 New York City plans to test weapons detection technology in the subway system in response to an increase in transit crimes, the mayor announced Thursday. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 28 Mar. 2024 Currently, there is work taking place on the bridge to offload some of the vehicles stuck in transit, getting them back on the surface transportation to go out to other sites. Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, 28 Mar. 2024 Those final couple hours in transit, when the effects of jet lag are rearing up and patience is running thin, can be laborious and time-consuming, but are often necessary in order to reach some of the world's most remote destinations. Jessica Puckett, Condé Nast Traveler, 25 Mar. 2024 This is a food best eaten hungover in your pajamas, ravenous in the middle of a work-from-home day, or as my family does, in transit. Li Goldstein, Bon Appétit, 23 Mar. 2024 The initiative seeks to map seafaring routes used by Tehran and stop the arms shipments while in transit, an acknowledgment that the Houthis are likely to pose a significant security challenge for the foreseeable future. Missy Ryan, Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2024 Each item has to be carefully protected while in transit. Amy Schwabe, Journal Sentinel, 11 Mar. 2024 Born in Alexandria, Virginia, to Colombian immigrants, 30-year-old Uchis spent much of her childhood in transit between the US and her parents’ hometown of Pereira, an Andean city at the center of the Coffee Axis. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Mar. 2024

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“In transit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20transit. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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