Definitions for: Transport


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


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.

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

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