v.超越 [Be or go beyond the range or limits of (something abstract, typically a conceptual field or division)]
note: 有一家賣記憶體(memory card, SSD, DRAM等等)的公司也叫 Transcend, 中文叫"創見"
ex. The beauty of literature helps our spirit transcend the daily mundane experience.
descend v.下降 (p.141)
ex. The custom has descended to our day.
ascend v.上升 (p.38)
ex. They spent five days to ascend to the top of mountain.
adj.卓越的; 至高無上的 [Beyond or above the range of normal or merely physical human experience]
ex. At the moment when she finished the marathon, although with pain at any part of body she felt a transcendent accomplishment.
v.謄寫 [to record thoughts, speech or data in a written form]
ex. Clerks transcribe everything that is said in court.
ex. Google Voice have emerged to transcribe voicemail messages, delivering them in parsed, digestible written form.
ps. 成績單 = transcript
v.轉移 [move sth/sb from one place to another]
ex. I would like to transfer my money from checking account to the account under my credit card .
ex. In Linux, we can use scp command to transfer the files from the server to my laptop.
v.變外表 (尤指改好) [Transform into something more beautiful or elevated]
ex. The ice sculptures are transfigured by the artist's fluorescent light.
ex. He was transfigured after keeping working out in a gym for one year.
v.踰矩, 違反 [ Infringe or go beyond the bounds of (a moral principle or other established standard of behavior)]
字根上 trans - gress 是指 走到 boundary之外的意思，所以有違反規定、法律的意思。
note: violate, infringe 是 transgress 的同義詞。
ex. Never think of making up data, otherwise you will transgress academic regulations and get serious troubles.
ex.People have seen many false information with partially truth designed to defame a president candidate in the other parties. We suppose to inhibit this kind of transgressions during election.
n.過渡, 轉變 [The process or a period of changing from one state or condition to another]
note: 字根 it = go, ex. itinerary n. 旅行路線
ex. The political pattern in Taiwan is under a big transition. And this is the first time we have two women presidential candidates.
ex. the gamma-ray transition, de-exciting from the xxx MeV state to the ground state.
adj.短暫的; 片刻的 [lasting for only a short time]
ex. After the poll KMT party seemed to have transient happiness that their party's candidate can be decided.
ex. Is the value of art transient? This is a writing question in the college entrance exam.
similar word: temporary, fleeting, ephemeral (p.179)
adj.短暫的; 片刻的 [lasting only for a short time]
ex. "We will encounter transitory turbulence soon" says the Captain.
ex. Many CEO are addicted with the transience of fame ( or the money that comes after fame), and eventually forget the humanity.