transiter

noun tran·sit·er \ -tə(r) \

Definition of transiter

plural -s
:a transit attachment consisting of a wire that can be made to traverse the field of a transit at a rate that will keep it continuously bisecting an object (as a star) passing across the field of view and of a device for registering such passage across definite points in the field

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Origin and Etymology of transiter

1transit + -er


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