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Verb: transport  'trãnz,port or 'tran(t)s,port
  1. Move something or somebody around; usually over long distances
     
  2. Move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    "You must transport your camping gear";
    - carry
     
  3. Hold spellbound
    - enchant, enrapture, enthrall [US], ravish, enthral [Brit, Cdn], delight
     
  4. Move goods commercially
    - send, ship
     
  5. Send from one person or place to another
    "transport a message";
    - transmit, transfer, channel, channelize, channelise [Brit]
Noun: transport  'trãnz,port or 'tran(t)s,port
  1. Something that serves as a means of transportation
    - conveyance
     
  2. An exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes
     
  3. The commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
    - transportation, shipping
     
  4. A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    "listening to sweet music in a perfect transport";
    - ecstasy, rapture, exaltation, raptus
     
  5. A mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
    - tape drive, tape transport
     
  6. The act of moving something from one location to another
    - transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance

Derived forms: transports, transporting, transported

Type of: business, business enterprise, commercial enterprise, delight, diffusion, displace, emotional state, instrumentality, instrumentation, mechanism, move, movement, please, spirit

Part of: commerce, commercialism, mercantilism, tape deck, tape machine, tape recorder

Encyclopedia: Transport