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Meaning of TRANSPORT

Pronunciation:  [n]'trans`powrt, [v]trans'powrt, 'trans`powrt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
  2. [n]  something that serves as a means of transportation
  3. [n]  a mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
  4. [n]  an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
  5. [n]  a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion; "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  6. [v]  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"
  7. [v]  send from one person or place to another; "transmit a message"
  8. [v]  hold spellbound
  9. [v]  transport commercially
  10. [v]  move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

TRANSPORT is a 9 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: carry, channel, channelise, channelize, conveyance, delight, ecstasy, enchant, enrapture, enthral, enthrall, exaltation, rapture, raptus, ravish, send, ship, shipping, tape drive, tape transport, transfer, transmit, transportation
 Antonyms: disenchant, disillusion
 See Also: active transport, advect, aerial tramway, barge, bear, bring, bucket, bus, business, business enterprise, cable tramway, cargo ships, carry over, cart, chariot, commerce, commercial enterprise, commercialism, convey, despatch, diffusion, dispatch, displace, displace, dolly, emotional state, express, expressage, ferry, ferry, ferrying, fetch, float, fly, forward, freight, freight, freightage, get, haul, hauling, horsebox, instrumentality, instrumentation, lift, lighter, litter, lug, mail, mechanism, mercantilism, merchant marine, merchant vessels, move, move, navigation, pack, passive transport, pick up, pipe, pipe in, please, port, porter, project, propagate, public transport, raft, rail, railroad, release, return, roll-on roll-off, ropeway, send, send off, send on, send out, shipping, shoulder, sidecar, ski lift, ski tow, sledge, sluice, spirit, take, tape deck, tape machine, tape recorder, telfer, telpher, tote, trailer, tram, tramway, translate, truck, trucking, tug, turn, vehicle, wheel, wheel around



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
    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.
  2. \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.
    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
    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.
Biology Dictionary
 Definition: To carry solid material in a stream -— in solution, suspension, saltation, or entrainment.