1) An act of overcoming or penetrating an obstacle or restriction.
2) A military offensive that penetrates an enemy's lines of defense.
3) A major achievement or success that permits further progress, as
in technology (TheFreeDictionary.com).
→ break; → through.
Tarâšekâft, from tarâ-, → trans-,
+ šekâft, past stem of šekâftan "to split, break, tear,"
Fr.: à travers
1) In at one end, side, or surface and out at the other.
2) From one to the other of; between or among the individual members or parts of.
3) Over the surface of, by way of, or within the limits or medium of.
4) During the whole period of (Dictionary.com).
M.E. (preposition and adv.), metathetic variant of thourgh, O.E. thurh,
(cognates O.S. thuru, OFris. thruch,
Du. door, O.H.G. thuruh, Ger. durch), cognate with
Av. tarô, tarə "over, across, beyond," L. trans-,
Târu, related to tarâ-, → trans-, and
from Av. tarô, tarə, as above.