Trans vs Tranq - What's the difference?

trans | tranq |


As nouns the difference between trans and tranq

is that trans is while tranq is (slang) a tranquilizer.

As an adjective trans

is (chemistry) in (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.

As a verb tranq is

(slang|transitive) to tranquilize.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

trans

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) ).

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.
  • the trans effect is the labilization of ligands which are trans to certain other ligands
  • (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.
  • (colloquial) Transgender, transsexual.
  • An umbrella term that refers to all the identities, other then cisgender, that are within the gender identity spectrum.
  • Usage notes
    Compare (m) and its usage notes, particularly with regard to the gender-related sense. Compare and and its usage notes with regards to the umbrella sense.
    Derived terms
    * trans fat * transman / trans man; transwoman / trans woman

    Coordinate terms

    * cis

    Etymology 2

    Abbreviation.

    Noun

  • Anagrams

    * * * ----

    tranq

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (slang) A tranquilizer.
  • * 1982 , Sue Grafton, A is for Alibi
  • "I gave her a tranq ," he said with anguish. "She asked for one and I found this bottle in the medicine cabinet and gave it to her."
  • * 1992 , Sisters of Mercy, Alice (song)
  • She needs you like she needs her tranqs / To tell her that the world is clean.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (slang) To tranquilize.
  • * 2007 , Michele LeBlanc, Belt Buckles and Pajamas (page 65)
  • He was about to stand up and start on another rant, which only would have led to Sam tranqing him.
  • * 2008 , Charlotte Boyett-Compo, In the Arms of the Wind (page 144)
  • He fumbled at the dart but the needle was barbed and wouldn't come out. His fingers slid from it as a powerful numbness began to creep over his extremities. “Got him!” the man who had tranqed him shouted to his buddies.
    English words containing Q not followed by U