Today's Word of the Day means...
Latin for “Thus passes away the glory of the world”; worldly things do not last.
A subsystem of ICES.
[Sammet 1969, p.616].
in astronomy, the passage of a relatively small body across the disk of a larger body, usually the Sun or a planet, occulting only a very small area. Mercury and Venus periodically transit the Sun, and a satellite may transit its planet. Compare eclipse.