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2 definitions found
for transport ship
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Transport \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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a ship for carrying soldiers or military equipment
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