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transition

1. verb To make a change to one's external gender presentation to align with one's internal gender identity. The process of transitioning can include many different actions, either individually or in combination, such as changing one's name or undergoing medical intervention, such as sex reassignment surgery or hormone replacement therapy. She plans to transition by doing hormone replacement therapy.
2. noun The process of making such a change. The hardest part of my transition was not having the full support of some of my friends, unfortunately.
References in classic literature ?
At sun-rise this man went from his hammock to his mast-head at the fore; and whether it was that he was not yet half waked from his sleep (for sailors sometimes go aloft in a transition state), whether it was thus with the man, there is now no telling; but, be that as it may, he had not been long at his perch, when a cry was heard --a cry and a rushing --and looking up, they saw a falling phantom in the air; and looking down, a little tossed heap of white bubbles in the blue of the sea.
Under a transition rule, RPA Section 767(C)(3)(B), PV may be calculated as under prior law until the earlier of (1) the first plan year beginning after 1999 or (2) the later of when a plan amendment applying the provision is adopted or made effective.
The congressional tax-writing committees could not resolve the conflicts; thus, USERRA Section 8(h) provides a transition rule that gives plans up to two years after the date of USERRA's enactment to come into compliance.