(of events) having taken place: If it weren't for a few recently transpired events, this may have very well been a day of celebration.
emitted or given off through the surface, as of the body, leaves, or porous material: Recycling transpired water in the greenhouse can reduce water requirements for the plants inside it by as much as 90 to 99%.
Environmental Science. relating to or being a panel or sheet having perforations allowing the passage of air heated by solar energy: The transpired air collector—a metal sheet with tiny holes to pull air through—takes advantage of the sunlight to heat the building on a cold Colorado day.
the simple past tense and past participle of transpire.
- un·tran·spired, adjective
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How to use transpired in a sentence
Health care workers like Cline were captive to the machinations transpiring overhead, unsure why they didn’t have the protection they needed.“Those of Us Who Don’t Die Are Going to Quit”: A Crush of Patients, Dwindling Supplies and the Nurse Who Lost Hope | by J. David McSwane | December 30, 2020 | ProPublica
Don’t minimize your role when things are tough, have ownership over what’s transpiring.
Such collusion requires a single entity to control over 50% of the network—a risk that is is remote in the case of Bitcoin, but which has transpired in the case of smaller digital currencies.The American heartland needs jobs. Could Bitcoin mining become its next savior? | Jeff | December 12, 2020 | Fortune
You witness what transpired during the brutal throwdown between Hyrule's soldiers and the minions of the gross, fiery-eyed, skull-headed monster of “hatred and malice incarnate,” Calamity Ganon.‘Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity’: A semi-satisfying new piece of the ‘Zelda’ universe | Harold Goldberg | November 20, 2020 | Washington Post
The ratings agency warned that such a departure could indeed transpire, given the extent to which the pandemic could put America’s “electoral infrastructure under strain.”A disputed election could cost the U.S. its ‘AAA’ credit rating | reymashayekhi | October 13, 2020 | Fortune
Greste has also taken a stand in prison as a staunch critic of what has transpired.Behind Bars for the Holidays: 11 Political Prisoners We Want to See Free In 2015 | Movements.Org | December 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Barclays Center where the Duke and Duchess will be seated would have stood in thick of where the pivotal action transpired.The British Royals Reinvade Brooklyn: William and Kate Come Watch Basketball on Historic Battle Site | Justin Jones | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But Lewis could describe what transpired in the minutes that followed.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading | Michael Daly | September 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
What actually transpired could have landed Rice in prison for between three and five years.Ray Rice Should Have Remembered His 'Kindness' Anti-Bullying Wristband | Michael Daly | September 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of us have watched in horror at the events as they have transpired in this suburb of St. Louis.
Their reason for altering this plan and sending Peter to the School of Jurisprudence has not transpired.The Life & Letters of Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky | Modeste Tchaikovsky
It transpired, when the men came up, that there was no unanimity about going to Government House.Hilda | Sarah Jeanette Duncan
Nothing further transpired, however, and the readers of the halfpenny press for once were deprived of their sensation.The Double Four | E. Phillips Oppenheim
And then it transpired that even a greater sacrifice was required of her—she was to be forbidden to see Thyrsis at all!Love's Pilgrimage | Upton Sinclair
First, nothing was to be expected from investigation at the Rectory; and to be brief, nothing has transpired.A Thin Ghost and Others | M. R. (Montague Rhodes) James