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transportation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Transportation  \Trans`por*ta"tion\,  n.  [L.  transportatio:  cf  F. 
  transportation.] 
  1.  The  act  of  transporting,  or  the  state  of  being 
  transported;  carriage  from  one  place  to  another;  removal; 
  conveyance. 
 
  To  provide  a  vessel  for  their  transportation.  --Sir 
  H.  Wotton. 
 
  2.  Transport;  ecstasy.  [R.]  --South. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  transportation 
  n  1:  the  roads  and  equipment  necessary  for  the  movement  of 
  passengers  or  goods  [syn:  {transportation  system},  {transit}] 
  2:  the  act  of  transporting  something  from  one  location  to 
  another  [syn:  {transfer},  {transferral},  {conveyance}] 
  3:  the  federal  department  that  institutes  and  coordinates 
  national  transportation  programs;  created  in  1966  [syn:  {Department 
  of  Transportation},  {Transportation}] 
  4:  the  commercial  enterprise  of  transporting  goods  and 
  materials  [syn:  {shipping},  {transport}] 




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