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4 definitions found
 for transport
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transport \Trans"port\, n. [F. See Transport, v.]
     1. Transportation; carriage; conveyance.
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              The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians
              to furnish them with ships for transport and war.
                                                    --Arbuthnot.
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     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.
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     3. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.
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              With transport views the airy rule his own,
              And swells on an imaginary throne.    --Pope.
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              Say not, in transports of despair,
              That all your hopes are fled.         --Doddridge.
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     4. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Transport \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.
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     2. To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a
        criminal; to banish.
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     3. To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow,
        complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or
        ecstasy; as, music transports the soul.
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              [They] laugh as if transported with some fit
              Of passion.                           --Milton.
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              We shall then be transported with a nobler . . .
              wonder.                               --South.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  transport
      n 1: something that serves as a means of transportation [syn:
           conveyance, transport]
      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 [syn:
         transportation, shipping, transport]
      4: a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;
         "listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles
         Dickens [syn: ecstasy, rapture, transport,
         exaltation, raptus]
      5: a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the
         read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder [syn: tape
         drive, tape transport, transport]
      6: the act of moving something from one location to another
         [syn: transportation, transport, transfer,
         transferral, conveyance]
      v 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 carry your camping gear"; "carry
         the suitcases to the car"; "This train is carrying nuclear
         waste"; "These pipes carry waste water into the river" [syn:
         transport, carry]
      3: hold spellbound [syn: enchant, enrapture, transport,
         enthrall, ravish, enthral, delight] [ant:
         disenchant, disillusion]
      4: transport commercially [syn: transport, send, ship]
      5: send from one person or place to another; "transmit a
         message" [syn: transmit, transfer, transport,
         channel, channelize, channelise]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  195 Moby Thesaurus words for "transport":
     Elysium, abandon, agitate, air express, airfreight, airlift, ardor,
     asportation, ban, banish, bear, bearing, beatification, beatitude,
     becharm, beguile, bewitch, bewitchment, blackball, blessedness,
     bliss, blissfulness, bring, buck, captivate, carriage, carrier,
     carry, carry away, carrying, cartage, cast a spell, cast out,
     charm, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, conduct, convey,
     conveyance, craze, cut, delectate, delectation, delight, delirium,
     deliver, deport, disfellowship, displace, drayage, ecstasy,
     ecstatics, elation, electrify, elevate, enchant, enchantment,
     enrapture, enravish, enthrall, enthusiasm, entrance, euphoria,
     exaltation, excite, exclude, excommunicate, exhilaration, exile,
     expatriate, expel, expressage, extradite, exuberance, exultation,
     fascinate, felicity, ferriage, ferry, fervor, fetch, fire and fury,
     fly, forward, freak out, freight, freightage, frenzy, fugitate,
     furor, furore, fury, gaiety, get, gladness, glee, happiness, haul,
     haulage, hauling, heaven, high spirits, hump, hypnotize, hysteria,
     imparadise, infatuate, inflame, intoxication, intrigue, joy,
     joyance, joyfulness, knock dead, knock out, lift, lighterage, lug,
     lugging, madness, manhandle, mesmerize, move, moving, orgasm, orgy,
     ostracize, outlaw, overhappiness, overjoyfulness, pack, packing,
     paradise, passion, portage, porterage, proscribe, provoke, quicken,
     rage, railway express, rapture, ravish, ravishment, relegate,
     remove, rhapsody, rusticate, send, send away, send down,
     send to Coventry, seventh heaven, ship, shipment, shipping, slay,
     snub, spell, spellbind, spurn, stimulate, stir up, sunshine, take,
     tearing passion, telpherage, thrill, thrust out, tickle,
     tickle pink, titillate, tote, toting, towering rage, trance,
     transfer, transferral, transit, transmit, transportation,
     transporting, transshipment, truckage, unalloyed happiness, uplift,
     vamp, waft, waftage, wagonage, whisk, wing, witch, wow
  
  

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