Definition of Transport. Meaning of Transport. Synonyms of Transport

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Definition of Transport

Transport
Transport Trans"port, n. [F. See Transport, v.] 1. Transportation; carriage; conveyance. The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war. --Arbuthnot. 2. 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. 3. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture. With transport views the airy rule his own, And swells on an imaginary throne. --Pope. Say not, in transports of despair, That all your hopes are fled. --Doddridge. 4. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.
Transport
Transport Trans*port", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Transported; p. pr. & vb. n. Transporting.] [F. transporter, L. transportare; trans across + portare to carry. See Port bearing, demeanor.] 1. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops. --Hakluyt. 2. To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish. 3. To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul. [They] laugh as if transported with some fit Of passion. --Milton. We shall then be transported with a nobler . . . wonder. --South.

Meaning of Transport from wikipedia

- Transport or transportation (US) is the movement of humans, animals and goods from one location to another. In other words the action of transport is defined...
- Public transport (also known as public transportation, public transit, or m**** transit) is transport of p****engers by group travel systems available for...
- land transport, which includes rail, road and off-road transport. Other modes also exist, including pipelines, cable transport, and space transport. Human-powered...
- Rail transport is a means of transferring of p****engers and goods on wheeled vehicles running on rails, also known as tracks. It is also commonly referred...
- gradient. Active transport requires cellular energy to achieve this movement. There are two types of active transport: primary active transport that uses ATP...
- Freight transport is the physical process of transporting commodities and merchandise goods and cargo. The term shipping originally referred to transport by...
- An amphibious transport dock, also called a landing platform/dock (LPD), is an amphibious warfare ship, a warship that embarks, transports, and lands elements...
- Road transport or road transportation is a type of transport by using roads. Transport on roads can be roughly grouped into the transportation of goods...
- Pipeline transport is the long-distance transportation of a liquid or gas through a system of pipes—a pipeline—typically to a market area for consumption...
- In computer networking, the transport layer is a conceptual division of methods in the layered architecture of protocols in the network stack in the Internet...
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