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transition

1. Music
a. a movement from one key to another; modulation
b. a linking passage between two divisions in a composition; bridge
2. a style of architecture that was used in western Europe in the late 11th and early 12th century, characterized by late Romanesque forms combined with early Gothic details
3. Physics
a. any change that results in a change of physical properties of a substance or system, such as a change of phase or molecular structure
b. a change in the configuration of an atomic nucleus, involving either a change in energy level resulting from the emission of a gamma-ray photon or a transformation to another element or isotope
4. a sentence, passage, etc., that connects a topic to one that follows or that links sections of a written work

Transition

 

in biology, a type of mutation involving replacement of the nitrogenous base in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA). In transition, one purine base is replaced by another purine base (adenine for thymine, or vice versa), and the pyrimidine base by another pyrimidine base (guanine for cystosine, or vice versa).

transition

[tran′zish·ən]
(cell and molecular biology)
A mutation resulting from the substitution in deoxyribonucleic acid or ribonucleic acid of one purine or pyrimidine for another.
(communications)
Change from one circuit condition to the other; for example, the change from mark to space or from space to mark.
(quantum mechanics)
The change of a quantum-mechanical system from one energy state to another.
(thermodynamics)
A change of a substance from one of the three states of matter to another.

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i. The change in the state of a helicopter from hover to movement in a horizontal direction, and vice versa.
ii. A sudden changeover from a blind instrument approach to visual on first sighting the runway.
iii. The change(s) involved in passing from flying one type of aircraft to flying another, especially in connection with transition training.
iv. A published procedure (DP Transition) used to connect the basic DP (departure procedure) to one of several en route airways/jet routes, or a published procedure (STAR Transition) used to connect one of several en route airways/jet routes to the basic STAR (standard terminal arrival route).
v. The position at which the laminar flow changes into a turbulent flow on an airfoil.

transition

A change from one condition or state to another. See digital TV transition and slide transition.
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"Hindi po mangyayari iyan na hiningi niya na gawing halal na posisyon ang transition leader tapos siya pa ngayon ay kakandidato muli para maging transition leader [It will not happen that he asked for the election of a transition leader just so he can become a candidate for transition leader].
Critics have raised concern over this provision as failure to hold elections by May 2022 would indefinitely extend the terms of those who were elected before the transition period.
Likewise, collaboration across disciplines is expected in supporting transition services, yet rarely do graduate students in special education and rehabilitation programs have an opportunity to learn together in shared courses.
Calculate the minimum and maximum cycle lengths during the transition period.
The transition of leadership has been going on for some time now, and many wait to see the first and subsequent actions of those with new responsibilities.
A transition process for SB patients was identified in 68% (19/28), with 82% (23/28) having a recipient adult urologist to care for adult SB patients as part of the process.
Poor transitions often lead to negative health outcomes for young adults, said Patience White, MD, codirector of Got Transition and professor of medicine and pediatrics at George Washington University, Washington.
The path to smoother patient transitions is not without bumps in the road.
Another study in the Journal of General Internal Medicine found that many adult providers feel unprepared to care for young adults with complex chronic conditions and that in some cases, there is no identified adult primary care or specialty provider to whom care can be transitioned (J Gen Intern Med.
Towards a Typology of Power Transition Constellations
For each CVD end point, least-trimmed squares (LTS) regression was used to estimate associations of log-transformed inference scores for a set of metal ions (s-block or transition) with their ion properties.
Summary paragraph: For many sponsors, transition management can be both friend and foe