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Definitions for transport
trænsˈpɔrt, -ˈpoʊrt; ˈtræns pɔrt, -poʊrttrans·port
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word transport.
something that serves as a means of transportation
an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
transportation, shipping, transportnoun
the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptusnoun
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
"listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
tape drive, tape transport, transportnoun
a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyanceverb
the act of moving something from one location to another
move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
"You must carry your camping gear"; "carry the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, ravish, enthral, delightverb
transport, send, shipverb
transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channeliseverb
send from one person or place to another
"transmit a message"
An act of transporting; conveyance.
The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
A deported convict.
To change the location or place of.
To deport to a penal colony.
To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: transport, Fr. from the verb.
The Romans neglected their maritime affairs; for they stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
Nor dares his transport vessel cross the waves,
With such whose bones are not compos’d in graves. Dryd.
Some spoke of the men of war only, and others added the transports. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
A truly pious mind receives a temporal blessing with gratitude, a spiritual one with ecstasy and transport. Robert South, Serm.
Etymology: trans and porto, Latin; transporter, French.
I came hither to transport the tidings. William Shakespeare.
Why should she write to Edmund! might not you
Transport her purposes by word. William Shakespeare.
Impose upon men the transportation of rivers from one end of the world to the other, which, among other uses, were made to transport men. Walter Raleigh, Hist. of the World.
A subterranean wind transports a hill
Torn from Pilorus. John Milton.
In the disturbances of a state, the wise Pomponius transported all the remaining wisdom and virtue of his country into the sanctuary of peace and learning. Dryden.
We return after being transported, and are ten times greater rogues than before. Jonathan Swift.
You are transported by calamity
Thither where more attends you, and you slander
The helms o’ th’ state. William Shakespeare.
They laugh as if transported with some fit
Of passion. John Milton.
I shew him once transported by the violence of a sudden passion. Dryden.
If an ally not immediately concerned contribute more than the principal party, he ought to have his share in what is conquered; or if his romantick disposition transport him so far as to expect little or nothing, they should make it up in dignity. Jonathan Swift.
Here transported I behold, transported touch. John Milton.
Those on whom Christ bestowed miraculous cures were so transported with them, that their gratitude supplanted their obedience. Decay of Piety.
Transport (in British English), or transportation (in American English), is the intentional movement of humans, animals, and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline, and space. The field can be divided into infrastructure, vehicles, and operations. Transport enables human trade, which is essential for the development of civilizations. Transport infrastructure consists of both fixed installations, including roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals, and pipelines, and terminals such as airports, railway stations, bus stations, warehouses, trucking terminals, refueling depots (including fueling docks and fuel stations), and seaports. Terminals may be used both for interchange of passengers and cargo and for maintenance. Means of transport are any of the different kinds of transport facilities used to carry people or cargo. They may include vehicles, riding animals, and pack animals. Vehicles may include wagons, automobiles, bicycles, buses, trains, trucks, helicopters, watercraft, spacecraft, and aircraft.
to carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops
to carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish
to carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul
transportation; carriage; conveyance
a vessel employed for transporting, especially for carrying soldiers, warlike stores, or provisions, from one place to another, or to convey convicts to their destination; -- called also transport ship, transport vessel
vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture
a convict transported, or sentenced to exile
Transport or transportation is the movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline and space. The field can be divided into infrastructure, vehicles and operations. Transport is important since it enables trade between people, which in turn establishes civilizations. Transport infrastructure consists of the fixed installations necessary for transport, including roads, railways, airways, waterways, canals and pipelines and terminals such as airports, railway stations, bus stations, warehouses, trucking terminals, refueling depots and seaports. Terminals may be used both for interchange of passengers and cargo and for maintenance. Vehicles traveling on these networks may include automobiles, bicycles, buses, trains, trucks, people, helicopters and aircraft. Operations deal with the way the vehicles are operated, and the procedures set for this purpose including financing, legalities and policies. In the transport industry, operations and ownership of infrastructure can be either public or private, depending on the country and mode. Passenger transport may be public, where operators provide scheduled services, or private. Freight transport has become focused on containerization, although bulk transport is used for large volumes of durable items. Transport plays an important part in economic growth and globalization, but most types cause air pollution and use large amounts of land. While it is heavily subsidized by governments, good planning of transport is essential to make traffic flow and restrain urban sprawl.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
trans-pōrt′, v.t. to carry across or from one place to another: to banish: to carry away by violence of passion or pleasure.—ns. Trans′port, carriage from one place to another: a vessel for conveyance: the conveyance of troops and their necessaries by sea or land: ecstasy; Transportabil′ity.—adj. Transpor′table, that may be carried across.—ns. Transpor′tal, transportation; Transpor′tance (Shak.), conveyance, removal; Transportā′tion, removal: banishment.—p.adj. Transpor′ted, carried away with ecstatic emotion.—adv. Transpor′tedly.—ns. Transpor′tedness; Transpor′ter.—p.adj. Transpor′ting, carrying away with emotion: passionate: ravishing.—adv. Transpor′tingly.—ns. Trans′port-rid′er, a carrier; Trans′port-ship, -vess′el, a ship used for transporting, esp. for conveying troops, stores, &c. [L. trans, across, portāre, to carry.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A private ship hired by government for carrying troops, stores, and munitions of war. The proportion of tonnage for troops embarked in transports is two tons per man.
Is a vehicle, structure or system to move people, animals, commodities, products or goods from and to a specific location.
They do use public transport systems to travel as it is so accessible.
Submitted by MaryC on February 18, 2020
To move to a specific location.
The various forms of transport around the world include, car, bus, coach, train, airplane, space rocket etc.
Submitted by MaryC on February 8, 2020
The transport symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the transport symbol and its characteristic.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'transport' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1300
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'transport' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1195
Rank popularity for the word 'transport' in Nouns Frequency: #576
Rank popularity for the word 'transport' in Verbs Frequency: #920
The numerical value of transport in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of transport in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of transport in a Sentence
Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake:
I still want to know why the policies and procedures for transport were not followed, i still want to know why none of the officers called for immediate medical assistance despite Mr. Gray's apparent pleas.
Direct connectivity is key for the development of air transport in the Asia-Pacific region.
We have growing concerns about crude fundamentals and prices in 2H15 and 2016 after the quick recovery (since January) ... The market appears complacent about rising OPEC production and upcoming Iran discussions, both of which could more than offset U.S. declines, that said, retesting YTD (year-to-date) lows is very unlikely. Healthy transport demand, reflected in strong refining margins, capex cuts and low spare capacity should limit downside.
We have earmarked big funds for investments; for example, in the budgets of the transport ministry, economy ministry, science ministry and construction ministry.
Carabinieri Lt. Col. Alberto Cicognani:
Because of a malfunction, the brake was continuing to engage even when it wasn’t supposed to, to prevent the cabin from halting during the transport of passengers, they chose to not remove the dispositive that blocked the emergency brake.
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Translations for transport
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- transport, deportat, transportar, deportarCatalan, Valencian
- dopravit, dopravaCzech
- deportere, transport, transportereDanish
- befördern, Beförderung, transportieren, TransportGerman
- transporte, transportar, deportado, exiliarSpanish
- ترابری کردن, ترانسپورت کردنPersian
- kuljettaminen, kuljetus, kuljettaa, siirtääFinnish
- transport, reporter, transporterFrench
- giùlan, còmhdhailScottish Gaelic
- transporte, transportarGalician
- szállít, fuvaroz, szállításHungarian
- trasporto, trasportare, deportare, portoItalian
- 輸送機関, 輸送, 追放, 運送, 追放するJapanese
- transporto, lacusLatin
- pengangkutan, transporMalay
- transportere, deportere, transportNorwegian
- transporteren, meeslepen, transport, overbrengen, vrachtvoertuig, in vervoering brengen, voeren, deporteren, vervoer, troepentransport, vervoering, wegvoeren, vervoeren, strafgevangene, vervoer-Dutch
- transport, transportere, deportereNorwegian Nynorsk
- transporter, transportPolish
- transporte, transportar, exilarPortuguese
- căra, transportare, mijloc de transport, transporta, transportRomanian
- транспорт, перевезти́, ссыла́ть, перевозка, перевози́ть, сосла́ть, транспортировка, транспортное средствоRussian
- forsla, extas, deportera, transportfartyg, förflyttning, straffånge, utbrott, transportflygplan, frakt, befordra, anfall, ryckas, transportfordon, hänförd, deporterad, transport, frakta, hänförelse, befordran, transportera, hänrycktSwedish
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