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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  2.  To  carry,  or  cause  to  be  carried,  into  banishment,  as  a 
  criminal;  to  banish. 
  3.  To  carry  away  with  vehement  emotion,  as  joy,  sorrow, 
  complacency,  anger,  etc.;  to  ravish  with  pleasure  or 
  ecstasy;  as  music  transports  the  soul. 
  [They]  laugh  as  if  transported  with  some  fit  Of 
  passion.  --Milton. 
  We  shall  then  be  transported  with  a  nobler  .  .  . 
  wonder.  --South. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  something  that  serves  as  a  means  of  transportation  [syn:  {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  transporting  goods  and 
  materials  [syn:  {transportation},  {shipping}] 
  4:  a  state  of  being  carried  away  by  overwhelming  emotion: 
  "listening  to  sweet  music  in  a  perfect  rapture"-  Charles 
  Dickens  [syn:  {ecstasy},  {rapture},  {exaltation}] 
  5:  a  mechanism  that  transport  magnetic  tape  across  the 
  read/write  heads  of  a  tape  playback/recorder  [syn:  {tape 
  drive},  {tape  transport}] 
  v  1:  move  something  or  somebody  around  usually  over  long 
  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:  {carry}] 
  3:  hold  spellbound  [syn:  {enchant},  {enrapture},  {enthrall},  {ravish}, 
  {enthral},  {delight}]  [ant:  {disenchant}] 
  4:  transport  commercially  [syn:  {send},  {ship}] 
  5:  send  from  one  person  or  place  to  another;  "transmit  a 
  message"  [syn:  {transmit},  {transfer},  {channel},  {channelize}] 

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