Transition

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Transition or transitional may refer to:

Mathematics, science, and technology

Biology

  • Transition (genetics), a point mutation that changes a purine nucleotide to another purine (A ↔ G) or a pyrimidine nucleotide to another pyrimidine (C ↔ T)
  • Transitional fossil, any fossilized remains of a lifeform that exhibits the characteristics of two distinct taxonomic groups
  • A phase during childbirth contractions during which the cervix completes its dilation
  • Sex reassignment therapy, the physical aspect of a gender transition

Physics

Chemistry

  • Transition metal, either an element whose atom has an incomplete d sub-shell, or any element in the d-block of the periodic table
  • Transition state, of a chemical reaction is a particular configuration along the reaction coordinate
  • SRM transition, the precursor and product ion pair in Selected reaction monitoring (SRM) in analytical chemistry

Computing

Other uses in technology

Arts and entertainment

Literature

  • Transition (fiction), a narrative element or general aspects of writing style that signal changes in a story
  • Transitions (linguistics), certain words, expressions, or other devices that give text or speech greater cohesion by making it more explicit

Works

Film, radio, and television

Music

Albums

Bands

Songs

Other arts

  • Transitional Style of furniture and interior design, either modern or referring to mid-18th-century French furniture

Sport

Other uses

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