Meaning of transport

trans•port

Pronunciation: (v.trans-pôrt', -pōrt'n.trans'pôrt, -pōrt), [key]
— v.t.
  1. to carry, move, or convey from one place to another.
  2. to carry away by strong emotion; enrapture.
  3. to send into banishment, esp. to a penal colony.
—n.
  1. the act of transporting or conveying; conveyance.
  2. a means of transporting or conveying, as a truck or bus.
  3. a ship or plane employed for transporting soldiers, military stores, etc.
  4. an airplane carrying freight or passengers as part of a transportation system.
  5. a system of public travel.
  6. transportation (def. 6).
  7. strong emotion; ecstatic joy, bliss, etc.
  8. a convict sent into banishment, esp. to a penal colony: The country had been colonized largely by transports.
  9. Also called tape transport. a mechanism that moves magnetic tape past the head in a tape deck or tape recorder.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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