Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which transports or removes.
  • noun A trade-name of a special type of derrick-boom. It may be an I-beam, the lower flange of which serves as a track for a traveling hoisting-carriage, or a hollow beam having a track suspended from the under side; and it can be used as a derrick-boom, or may be suspended from a gallows-frame or from another derrick. It employs a traveling hoisting-carriage resembling one used in a cableway.
  • noun In machinery, in general, any carrying device, as one used for transporting coal from one vessel to another.

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

  • noun One who transports.

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

  • noun One who, or that which transports.

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

  • noun a crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships
  • noun a long truck for carrying motor vehicles
  • noun a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)

Etymologies

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to transport + -er.

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