Fr.: passage au méridien
The moment when a celestial object crosses an observer's meridian. Same as meridian transit.
An act or instance of passing from one place, condition, etc., to another; transit. Same as → transit.
M.E, from O.Fr. passage, from passer "to go by;" originally "a road, passage."
Gozar "passage, transit, passing," from gozaštan "to pass, cross, transit," variant gozâštan "to put, to place, let, allow;" Mid.Pers. widardan, widâštan "to pass, to let pass (by);" O.Pers. vitar- "to pass across," viyatarayam "I put across;" Av. vi-tar- "to pass across," from vi- "apart, away from" (O.Pers. viy- "apart, away;" Av. vi- "apart, away;" cf. Skt. vi- "apart, asunder, away, out;" L. vitare "to avoid, turn aside") + O.Pers./Av. tar- "to cross over;" → trans-.
time of periapsis passage
zamân-e gozar az pirâhabâk
Fr.: temps de passage au périapse