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transport

[trans′pȯrt (verb), ′tranz‚pȯrt (noun)]
(computer science)
To convey as a whole from one storage device to another in a digital computer.
(engineering)
Conveyance equipment such as vehicular transport, hydraulic transport, and conveyor-belt setups.
(naval architecture)
A ship designed to carry military personnel from one place to another. Also known as troop ship.

transport

To move or copy from one location to another. Same as "transfer." In the physical world, "to transport" means "to move" (take this from here and put it there). In the electronic world, "to transport" means "to copy" the data to another location. The original data are still intact in the first location until they are purposely deleted. See transport layer and OSI.
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The Commission reiterated its intention to require cost-based pricing of transport services and reaffirmed the conclusion reached in its September 1992 decision in CC Docket No.
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