What is transport?

  • (verb): Move something or somebody around; usually over long distances.
    See also — Additional definitions below

Transport

Transport or transportation is the movement of people, animals and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline, and space. The field can be divided into infrastructure, vehicles, and operations. Transport is important since it enables trade between peoples, which in turn establishes civilizations.

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United Nations Economic Commission For Europe - Inland Transport Committee
... The UNECE Transport Division has been providing secretariat services to the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations (WP.29) ... to acting as secretariat to the World Forum, the Vehicle Regulations and Transport Innovations section serves as the secretariat of the Administrative Committee for the coordination ...
Bangalore - Transport - Rail
... project is the city’s primary response to the worsening intra-city transport infrastructure which has become a major deterrent to continued business growth ...
Gold Coast, Queensland - Infrastructure - Transport
... Transport modes in the Gold Coast include cars, taxis, buses, ferries, rail and monorail, for commuting to work, visiting attractions, and travelling to other destinations, both ... The car is the dominant mode of transport in the Gold Coast, with over 70% of people using the car as their sole mode of travelling to work ... the TransLink initiative by the Queensland Government, designed to coordinate the public transport providers in Brisbane and the surrounding areas ...
Queen Street, Auckland - Transport - Former Tram Network
... Until December 1956, trams provided public transport along Queen Street, and it was the only street in New Zealand with grand unions, double-track to double-track junctions, where trams could go to ...
Fructose Digestion and Absorption in Humans
... Some evidence suggests active transport, because fructose uptake has been shown to occur against a concentration gradient ... absorption occurs on the mucosal membrane via facilitated transport involving GLUT5 transport proteins ... fructose is able to flow down a concentration gradient into the enterocytes, assisted by transport proteins ...

More definitions of "transport":

  • (verb): Transport commercially.
    Synonyms: send, ship
  • (verb): Move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.
    Synonyms: carry
  • (noun): A mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder.
    Synonyms: tape drive, tape transport
  • (noun): An exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes.
  • (noun): Something that serves as a means of transportation.
    Synonyms: conveyance

Famous quotes containing the word transport:

    One may disavow and disclaim vices that surprise us, and whereto our passions transport us; but those which by long habits are rooted in a strong and ... powerful will are not subject to contradiction. Repentance is but a denying of our will, and an opposition of our fantasies.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)