What is transport?

  • (noun): The commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials.
    Synonyms: transportation, shipping
    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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Some articles on transport:

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 ...
Fructose Digestion and Absorption in Humans
... Some evidence suggests active transport, because fructose uptake has been shown to occur against a concentration gradient ... claim that fructose 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 domestically and internationally ... 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 ... Government, designed to coordinate the public transport providers in Brisbane and the surrounding areas ...

More definitions of "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): A mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder.
    Synonyms: tape drive, tape transport
  • (noun): Something that serves as a means of transportation.
    Synonyms: conveyance
  • (verb): Move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body.
    Synonyms: carry
  • (verb): Transport commercially.
    Synonyms: send, ship
  • (verb): Move something or somebody around; usually over long distances.

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)