2. To pass over or across; to traverse. [Poetic]
Trance the world over.Beau. & Fl.
When thickest dark did trance the sky.Tennyson.
(Trance) v. i. To pass; to travel. [Obs.]
(Tran"ect) n. [Cf. Traject.] A ferry. [Obs.] Shak.
(Tran"gram) n. [OE. trangrain a strange thing, trangame a toy. See Tangram.] Something
intricately contrived; a contrived; a puzzle. [Cant & Obs.] Arbuthnot.
(Tran"nel) n. (Naut.) A treenail. [R.] Moxon.
(Tran"quil) a. [L. tranquillus; probably fr. trans across, over + a word akin to quietus quiet: cf.
F. tranquille. See Quiet.] Quiet; calm; undisturbed; peaceful; not agitated; as, the atmosphere is tranquil; the
condition of the country is tranquil.
A style clear, tranquil, easy to follow.De Quincey.
(Tran`quil*i*za"tion, Tran`quil*li*za"tion) n. The act of tranquilizing, or the state of being
(Tran"quil*ize, Tran"quil*lize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tranquilized or Tranquilliized; p. pr. &
vb. n. Tranquilizing or Tranquillizing.] [Cf. F. tranquilliser.] To render tranquil; to allay when agitated; to
compose; to make calm and peaceful; as, to tranquilize a state disturbed by factions or civil commotions; to
tranquilize the mind.
Syn. To quiet; compose; still; soothe; appease; calm; pacify.
(Tran"quil*i`zer, Tran"quil*li`zer) n. One who, or that which, tranquilizes.
(Tran"quil*i`zing, Tran"quil*li`zing) a. Making tranquil; calming. " The tranquilizing power
of time." Wordsworth. Tran"quil*i`zing*ly or Tran"quil*li`zing*ly, adv.
(Tran*quil"li*ty) n. [F. tranquillité, L. tranquillitas.] The quality or state of being tranquil; calmness; composure.
(Tran"quil*ly) adv. In a tranquil manner; calmly.
(Tran"quil*ness), n. Quality or state of being tranquil.
(Trans-) [L. trans across, over.] A prefix, signifying over, beyond, through and through, on
the other side, as in transalpine, beyond the Alps; transform, to form through and through, that is, anew,
(Trans*act") v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transacted; p. pr. & vb. n. Transacting.] [L. transactus, p.
p. of transigere. See Transaction.] To carry through; to do; perform; to manage; as, to transact commercial
business; to transact business by an agent.
(Trans*act"), v. i. To conduct matters; to manage affairs. [R.] South.
(Trans*ac"tion) n. [L. transactio, fr. transigere, transactum, to drive through, carry through,
accomplish, transact; trans across, over + agere to drive; cf. F. transaction. See Act, Agent.]
1. The doing or performing of any business; management of any affair; performance.