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, transport(noun)
the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
ecstasy, rapture, transport, exaltation, raptus(noun)
a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
"listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
tape drive, tape transport, transport(noun)
a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance(verb)
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, delight(verb)
transport, send, ship(verb)
transmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channelise(verb)
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.
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.
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
You can transport the water to a different location.
We're not going to transport them until they're safe.
The OeBB's transport capacity is not the same as at the weekend.
We did not understand how the methane could transport to these thin sands.
ACV needs approval from the Ministry of Transport to go ahead with the talks.
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for transport
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- 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
Get even more translations for transport »
Find a translation for the transport definition in other languages:
Select another language:
- - Select -
- 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
- 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
- Español (Spanish)
- Esperanto (Esperanto)
- 日本語 (Japanese)
- Português (Portuguese)
- Deutsch (German)
- العربية (Arabic)
- Français (French)
- Русский (Russian)
- ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
- 한국어 (Korean)
- עברית (Hebrew)
- Український (Ukrainian)
- اردو (Urdu)
- Magyar (Hungarian)
- मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
- Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Italiano (Italian)
- தமிழ் (Tamil)
- Türkçe (Turkish)
- తెలుగు (Telugu)
- ภาษาไทย (Thai)
- Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
- Čeština (Czech)
- Polski (Polish)
- Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
- Românește (Romanian)
- Nederlands (Dutch)
- Ελληνικά (Greek)
- Latinum (Latin)
- Svenska (Swedish)
- Dansk (Danish)
- Suomi (Finnish)
- فارسی (Persian)
- ייִדיש (Yiddish)
- հայերեն (Armenian)
- Norsk (Norwegian)
- English (English)