Transport meaning

trăns-pôrt'
A ship, airplane, train, etc. used to transport soldiers, freight, etc.
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Transport is defined as a way to move things from one place to another.

An example of transport is a city bus.

An example of transport is a cargo ship.

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To transport is defined as to take someone to another place in their mind with a strong emotion.

An example of transport is to be reminded of a past memory while listening to a poem.

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Transport means to move something from one place to another.

An example of transport is to put fruit on a truck to take it to the grocery store.

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The act, process, or means of transporting; transportation; conveyance.
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A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
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To carry off to a penal colony, etc.; banish; deport.
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A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
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Strong emotion, esp. of delight or joy; rapture.
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The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
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An act of transporting; conveyance.
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(Canada) A tractor-trailer.
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To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
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To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
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The act of transporting; conveyance.
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(historical) A deported convict.
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To carry from one place to another, especially over long distances. See also transport circuit.
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To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.

To transport goods; to transport troops.

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(historical) To deport to a penal colony.
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(figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.

Music transports the soul.

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The condition of being transported by emotion; joy or rapture.
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A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
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A vehicle, such as an aircraft, used to transport passengers, mail, or freight.
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A deported convict.
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The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
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To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
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To carry from one place to another, esp. over long distances.
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To carry away with emotion; enrapture; entrance.
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A convict sentenced to transportation.
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To move or copy from one location to another. Same as "transfer." In the physical world, "to transport" means "to move" (take this from here and put it there). In the electronic world, "to transport" means "to copy" the data to another location. The original data are still intact in the first location until they are purposely deleted. See transport layer and OSI model.
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A device that moves magnetic tape beyond the recording head, as of a tape recorder.
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Origin of transport

  • Middle English transporten from Old French transporter from Latin trānsportāre trāns- trans- portāre to carry per-2 in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English, from Old French transporter (“carry or convey across”), from Latin transporto, from trans- (“across”) + porto (“to carry”)
    From Wiktionary