What does transportation mean?

Definitions for transportation
ˌtræns pərˈteɪ ʃəntrans·porta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word transportation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. transportation system, transportation, transitnoun

    a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

  2. transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyancenoun

    the act of moving something from one location to another

  3. fare, transportationnoun

    the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

  4. Department of Transportation, Transportation, DoTnoun

    the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966

  5. transportation, shipping, transportnoun

    the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials

  6. exile, deportation, expatriation, transportationnoun

    the act of expelling a person from their native land

    "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

Wiktionary

  1. transportationnoun

    The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.

    We have to get people out of their cars and encourage them to use alternative forms of transportation.

  2. transportationnoun

    Deportation to a penal colony.

    Mulligan's sentence was commuted from death to transportation.

  3. transportationnoun

    A means of conveyance.

    Nice transportation, dude, but your brake lights are busted.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Transportationnoun

    the act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance

  2. Transportationnoun

    transport; ecstasy

Freebase

  1. Transportation

    Companies in this industry provide transportation of goods and people over rail, water, air, and road.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Transportation

    The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. transportation

    The act of transporting, carrying, or conveying from one place to another; as, the transportation of troops, munitions of war, etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. transportation

    A structure or system to provide a form of transport.

    Transportation systems around the world function easily and effeciently.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  
  2. transportation

    The act and process of to transport.

    The transportation system works efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of transportation in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of transportation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of transportation in a Sentence

  1. Yared Tesfaye:

    The train will not solve all transportation issues; its users are mostly long distance travelers. People use taxis firstly because it's cheap, secondly because they stop frequently between small distances, in Addis Ababa there's a population of four million people of which 3.5 million are minibus taxi users. The train is expected to transport around 1.5 million people. We taxi drivers will probably transport the rest.

  2. The MTA:

    This is a first of its kind pilot when it comes to transportation agencies around the world and we are proud to be a part of it, for nearly three months, The MTA has worked relentlessly to disinfect our entire fleet of subways and buses but we've always promised that we would explore any and all new approaches available to us as well. The launch of this UVC pilot represents a promising next step in our ongoing efforts to identify technologies that can keep our customers and employees as safe as possible.

  3. Ned Lamont:

    I strongly encourage everyone in Connecticut to stay off the roads on Friday morning unless absolutely necessary, particularly during the height of the storm so that DOT( Department of Transportation) crews can clear the roads and keep everyone safe.

  4. Huang Libin:

    We believe that hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles will coexist and complement each other for a long time to meet the needs of transportation and people's travel.

  5. Gbenga Forotimi:

    Five hours on the road, the cost of coming to work is too high, the cost of transportation is too high.

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