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transition zone


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any of several physical zones in which the properties, or the behaviour of something undergoes a radical change

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The zone lying between the Boreal and Sonoran zones of North America. It includes an eastern or humid subdivision and a western arid one of corresponding temperature comprising the northern Great Plains and the lower slopes of the mountains of the western United States and Mexico. Called also Neutral zone.


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