Definition of Transport

1. Noun. Something that serves as a means of transportation.

2. Verb. Move something or somebody around; usually over long distances. "They transport the parcel to their parents"

3. Noun. An exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes.
Specialized synonyms: Active Transport, Passive Transport
Generic synonyms: Diffusion

4. Verb. Move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body. ; "These pipes carry waste water into the river"
Exact synonyms: Carry
Related verbs: Carry, Carry
Specialized synonyms: Shoulder, Port, Bear, Bucket, Return, Pipe In, Port, Porter, Pack, Cart, Fly, Haul, Lug, Tote, Tug, Chariot, Bring, Convey, Take
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Derivative terms: Carrier, Carrier, Carrier, Carrier, Carry, Transportation, Transporter, Transporter

5. Noun. The commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials.

6. Verb. Hold spellbound. "The performance is likely to transport Sue"
Exact synonyms: Delight, Enchant, Enrapture, Enthral, Enthrall, Ravish
Generic synonyms: Delight, Please
Antonyms: Disenchant
Derivative terms: Enchantment, Enchantment, Enthrallment, Ravishment

7. Noun. A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion. ; "Listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"
Exact synonyms: Ecstasy, Exaltation, Rapture, Raptus
Generic synonyms: Emotional State, Spirit
Derivative terms: Ecstatic, Exalt, Exalt, Rapturous

8. Verb. Transport commercially. "They transport them the parcel"
Exact synonyms: Send, Ship
Generic synonyms: Displace, Move
Specialized synonyms: Barge, Railroad, Despatch, Dispatch, Send Off, Forward, Send On
Also: Send Off, Send On
Derivative terms: Shipment, Shipment, Shipper, Shipper, Shipping, Transportation

9. Noun. A mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder.
Exact synonyms: Tape Drive, Tape Transport
Generic synonyms: Mechanism
Group relationships: Tape Deck, Tape Machine, Tape Recorder

10. Verb. Send from one person or place to another. "They transport the parcel to their parents"; "Transmit a message"

11. Noun. The act of moving something from one location to another.

Definition of Transport

1. v. t. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops.

2. n. Transportation; carriage; conveyance.

Definition of Transport

1. Verb. To change the location or place of. ¹

2. Verb. (historical) To deport to a penal colony. ¹

3. Verb. (figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away. ¹

4. Noun. An act of transporting; conveyance. ¹

5. Noun. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture. ¹

6. Noun. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.) ¹

7. Noun. (Canada) A tractor-trailer. ¹

8. Noun. The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system. ¹

9. Noun. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc. ¹

10. Noun. (historical) A deported convict. ¹

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Definition of Transport

1. [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Transport

1. Refers to processes which cause heat energy, or particles, or something else, to flow out of the plasma and cease being confined. Diffusion partly determines the rate of transport. Energy losses from a plasma due to transport processes are a central problem in fusion energy research. See: classical transport, neoclassical transport, anomalous tranport, diffusion, ambipolar diffusion, Bohm diffusion, classical diffusion, neoclassical diffusion, anomalous diffusion, energy transport, ripple transport. (09 Oct 1997)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Transport

transporionic axis
transport (current term)
transport antibiotic
transport café
transport diseases
transport host
transport interchange
transport medium
transport number
transport protein
transport ship
transport stage
transport tetany
transport vesicle
transport vesicles

Literary usage of Transport

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Environmental Performance Reviews by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe. Committee on Environmental Policy (2006)
"Box 2.1 Key features of the transport sector The Spanish transport sector is highly dependant on road vehicles, for passenger and freight transport. ..."

2. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"transport infrastructure Under-investment has led to poor quality transport infrastructure The United Kingdom scores poorly on survey-based measures of ..."

3. Nuclear Legislation: Analytical Study : Regulatory and Institutional by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"transport As regards safety and radiation protection, the transport of radioactive materials is governed by rules adopted by the competent authorities for ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The experience of these voyages dictated some valuable suggestions, which were availed of at once in making desirable changes to perfect the transport ..."

5. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Air transport Licensing Board granted many applications by BEA and ... Minister of transport issued proposals for extension of Mi motorway to North Circular ..."

6. OECD Environmental Performance Reviews by OECD., Lorents G. (FRW) Lorentsen, OECD Staff (2004)
"Objectives An underlying tension exists in Swedish transport policy between the desire to provide for growing mobility and economic growth le.g. in the ..."

7. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"which, in cases where the transport number remains constant, ... Many solutions in which the transport numbers vary at high concentration often become ..."

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