Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To transmit.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry.
  • n. The act of trajecting; trajection.
  • n. A trajectory.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place for passing across; a passage; a ferry.
  • n. The act of trajecting; trajection.
  • n. A trajectory.
  • transitive v. To throw or cast through, over, or across.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To throw or cast (across or through).
  • n. A projected alinement or course for a railway or other line of transportation.
  • n. A ferry; a passage or place for passing over water with boats (by some commentators said to mean the boat itself).
  • n. A trajectory.
  • n. The act of throwing across or transporting; transmission; transference.

Etymologies

Latin trāicere, trāiect-, to throw across : trā-, trāns-, trans- + iacere, to throw.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin trajectus, from trajicere: compare French trajet. (Wiktionary)

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