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Definitions of transport

  1. send from one person or place to another; " transmit a message"
  2. something that serves as a means of transportation
  3. hold spellbound
  4. a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; " listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  5. transport commercially
  6. the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
  7. a mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/ write heads of a tape playback/ recorder
  8. move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
  9. an exchange of molecules ( and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
  10. 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"
  11. To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops.
  12. To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish.
  13. To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul.
  14. Transportation; carriage; conveyance.
  15. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.
  16. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.
  17. Transportation.
  18. 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.
  19. To carry across or from one place to another; in England, to banish; to carry away by violence of passion, or by pleasure; as, rage or joy transports the soul.
  20. A conveyance for baggage or stores; a vessel employed for carrying troops, stores, etc., from one place to another; a violent display of any emotion; as, the good news threw her into a transport of joy.
  21. Ecstasy.
  22. To transfer, to transplant.
  23. To carry across or from one place to another: to banish: to carry away by violence of passion or pleasure.
  24. Carriage from one place to another: a vessel for conveyance: the conveyance of troops and their necessaries by land or sea: ecstasy.
  25. To carry from one place to another; carry into exile: carry away with emotion.
  26. Vessel for conveying; ecstasy.
  27. To carry from one place to another; banish.
  28. To fill with enthusiasm, delight, or ecstasy.
  29. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported.
  30. A vessel, railway cars, etc., for transporting troops, military supplies, etc.
  31. Emotional excitement; ecstasy; delight.
  32. Transportation; conveyance; a ship employed for transporting the munitions of war, troops, & c.; rapture; ecstasy; a convict transported.
  33. To carry or convey from one place to another; to banis as a criminal; to carry away by violence of pass on; to ravish with pleasure.
  34. To remove from one place to another; to send or carry into banishment, as a criminal; to hurry or carry away by passion or emotion; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy.
  35. Conveyance; a ship employed in conveying goods, stores, & c., particularly one so employed by Government; rapture; ecstasy; a violent manifestation of anger or rage.
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Quotes of transport

  1. The Child Custody Protection Act makes it a federal crime to transport a minor across state lines for the purpose of obtaining an abortion. – Ken Calvert
  2. For a long time many believed that there would be an automatic adjustment and counted on a rapid increase in the wages of the emerging nations, on our advances in technology and the costs of transport preventing disruption. But this reassuring analysis is out of date. – Laurent Fabius
  3. The demographic weight of countries such as China and India exercise a massive pressure on our wages and salaries. They have accomplished massive technological advances and the revolution in information technology has reduced the costs of transport – Laurent Fabius
  4. As farmers or owners, the poor peasants possess a piece of land. The excellent means of transport enables them often to sell their goods. At the very worst they can mostly provide their own food. – Herman Gorter
  5. The Minister of Transport issued this appeal to motorists: Can anyone give him a lift to Leicester? – Eric Idle
  6. We could in fact transport a person, say a kid who didn't know what it was like to be in a civil rights march. We could actually take you into that experience, so that you could better appreciate what happened and why it happened. – Dexter S. King
  7. Modern techniques have torn down state frontiers, both economical and intellectual. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states. – Christian Lous Lange
  8. The growth of means of transport has created a world market and an opportunity for division of labor embracing all the developed and most of the undeveloped states. – Christian Lous Lange
  9. We must accept the fact that transport and communications will bring the world in close relations and the youth of the world should have standards and ideals in common. – Juliette G. Low
  10. Since there always has to be a certain number of astronauts manning the station at all times, one of the main aspects of the mission was to transport a new team to the station and bring back some members of the previous team back to Earth. – Philippe Perrin
  11. Actually, the Department of Transport were at one stage going to sack me. – David Prowse
  12. We have always been a great national party, with views on all the main issues. We recognise that what matters to people most are those things that affect their daily lives: schools, hospitals, transport and law and order and we have plenty to say about them. – John Redwood
  13. Transport of the mails, transport of the human voice, transport of flickering pictures -in this century as in others our highest accomplishments still have the single aim of bringing men together. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  14. As of today, the Postfix mail transport agent has almost 50, 000 lines of code, comments not included. – Wietse Venema

Usage examples for transport

  1. The Transport Agent begged them to go away, but they said they might never see such a sight again! – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  2. I might a known if Chicago had sot its mind on havin' a whale to transport folks to the World's Fair she'd a done it, but I won't tackle the job." – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  3. My zeal is not mixed with any jealous transport – The Village Coquette by Riviere Dufresny
  4. And what will you do on board of the transport until you are able to be married? – Mr. Midshipman Easy by Captain Frederick Marryat
  5. Even then, for the further transport from Nanteuil up to the Paris front of 300 heavy guns with 500 rounds for each gun, there were requisite 4500 four- wheeled waggons, such as were not in use in the country, and 10, 000 horses. – The Franco-German War of 1870-71 by Count Helmuth, von Moltke
  6. Question: " How will they transport it?" – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  7. Every little success filled them with transport it was announced at the door of the town hall, in the church, and in the theatre, wherever men were collected together. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag
  8. This demonstrated the fact that though the Battalion had but a few months' experience of active service, it had soon accustomed itself to the rigours of warfare, and that the transport section at any rate had attained a high pitch of efficiency. – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  9. O transport thy fate is in these hands! – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  10. All seemed under the spell of the same transport – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  11. Still, the main cause of delay lies in the fact that the monopoly of transport has been granted by the Maharajah to one Danjibhoy, who charges what he pleases, and takes such time over his arrangements as suits his Oriental mind. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  12. Much has appeared in the papers about this mode of transport and you are doubtless familiar with it. – Ovington's Bank by Stanley J. Weyman
  13. " It was just a piece of luck," Terence said; " it was because he had heard my name in connection with a fight the transport I came over in had with two French privateers." – With Moore At Corunna by G. A. Henty
  14. No one would dream of bringing on heavy luggage or anything of that sort, except, of course, Legation people, who have their own transport and servants. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  15. If the British were going to abandon the advantage of sea power and fight where they could not fall back on their fleet, they needed to pay special attention to land transport – Washington and his Comrades in Arms A Chronicle of the War of Independence by George Wrong
  16. In fact, we wished our fortune had placed us on board a transport rather than where we now found ourselves. – Twenty-Five Years in the Rifle Brigade by William Surtees
  17. We got all our men ready for transport and proceeded to pack up the hospital. – A Surgeon in Belgium by Henry Sessions Souttar
  18. Even transport riding- and I was pretty lucky at that while it lasted- was too slow for me. – Harley Greenoak's Charge by Bertram Mitford
  19. I asked the question with a trembling voice, and had the transport to find the ship had passed by, and to hear the person of my Emily described amongst the passengers who landed; it was not easy to mistake her. – The History of Emily Montague by Frances Brooke
  20. I send the cutter and armed crew with you, for the reason that the rebels may sink the transport in which case you can escape in your boat; for those letters must go through, if possible; perhaps the success of this expedition depends upon them. – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon

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