5 Words That Have Different Meanings in Transit
Some words have a different meaning in public transit.
Can you guess the transit-related meanings of these words?
The dictionary says: a short pole with a broad blade at one or both ends, used without an oarlock to move a small boat or canoe through the water. In transit: a number assigned to each bus operator and the bus they’ll be using that day.
The dictionary says: a large solid piece of hard material, especially rock, stone, or wood, typically with flat surfaces on each side. In transit: the number assigned to a specific trip of a certain line and direction.
The dictionary says: a fan and follower of the rock group the Grateful Dead. In transit: to drive a bus to the start of a route in order to start serving customers
The dictionary says: a horse-drawn carriage, especially a closed one. In transit: a bus!
The dictionary says: a place where alcoholic drinks may be bought and drunk. In transit: the passenger compartment of a bus; a double deck bus has an upper and a lower saloon.