transportation love

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act or an instance of transporting.
  • noun The state of being transported.
  • noun A means of conveyance.
  • noun The business of conveying passengers or goods.
  • noun Deportation to a penal colony.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In geology, the movement of land-waste by rivers, glaciers, waves, currents, wind, etc.
  • noun Railway tickets or other permits for traveling.
  • noun The act of transporting, or conveying from one place to another, or the state of being so transported; carriage; conveyance; transmission.
  • noun The removal or banishment, for a specified term, of a convict to a penal settlement in another country.
  • noun Transport; ecstasy; rapture.
  • noun Means of transporting, as wagons or other vehicles; also, the cost of traveling.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.
  • noun rare Transport; ecstasy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; conveyance, often of people, goods etc.
  • noun historical Deportation to a penal colony.
  • noun US A means of conveyance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of expelling a person from their native land
  • noun the act of moving something from one location to another
  • noun the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
  • noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
  • noun a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
  • noun the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From transport +‎ -ation.

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    April 23, 2008