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trans

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adjective \ˈtran(t)s, ˈtranz\

Definition of trans

  1. 1a :  transgender The Affordable Care Act included trans health care in many places and that was a remarkable step in the right direction for trans people, but in some ways it still remained difficult to receive personalized and comprehensive transgender healthcare. — Alexa Corazónb :  transsexual

  2. 2 chemistry :  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

1892

First Known Use of trans

1892

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trans

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Definition of trans


trans-

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Definition of trans-

  1. 1 :  on or to the other side of :  across :  beyond transatlantic

  2. 2a :  beyond (a specified chemical element) in the periodic table transuraniumb usually italics :  trans trans-dichloro-ethylene — compare cis- 2

  3. 3 :  through transcutaneous

  4. 4 :  so or such as to change or transfer transliterate translocation transamination transship

Origin and Etymology of trans-

Latin trans-, tra- across, beyond, through, so as to change, from trans across, beyond — more at 1through


TRANS Defined for English Language Learners

trans-

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Definition of trans- for English Language Learners

  • : on or to the other side of : across or beyond

  • : so as to change in form or position


TRANS- Defined for Kids

trans-

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Definition of trans- for Students

  1. 1 :  on or to the other side of :  across :  beyond transatlantic

  2. 2 :  so as to change or transfer transplant


Medical Dictionary

trans

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adjective \ˈtran(t)s, ˈtranz\

Medical Definition of trans

  1. 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. 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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