Part of speech:

Across; beyond; through; as, transatlantic.

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Usage examples "trans":

  1. At twenty miles farther down the Neale's, which was quite dry as far as we travelled on it, going easterly, we arrived at Mount O'Halloran, a low hill round whose base the Trans- Continental Telegraph Line and road sweeps, at what is called the Angle Pole, sixty miles from the Peake Telegraph Station. - "Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1", Ernest Giles.
  2. Meares crossed by Trans- Siberian Railway to Vladivostock, thence made preparation to travel round the Sea of Okotsk to collect the necessary dogs. - "South with Scott", Edward R. G. R. Evans.
  3. Nevertheless, not a girl in college but felt slightly uneasy about being out after dark alone, and most trans- campus visitors were careful to come home early. - "Molly Brown's Senior Days", Nell Speed.