Transition is an interim stage in any process. The use of the expression is defined by context and refers to the functional structures of the process. In many cases the transitional states have defined names or descriptions.
Examples of Transition:
| A tree in decay is in transition from its living state to chemical reduction by fungi.|
A child is in a transition state prior to attaining adult form.
Caterpillars and pupae are transitional growth states of butterflies.
A gas, if not naturally occurring as a gas, may be considered as a transition state between a solid or liquid form.
Arguments have logical transitional stages: Formative, considered, and assertive.
Transition state of wacker process
Examples of various wipe transitions.