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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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7% in the transported goods by land and water transport was observed, while the transport performance has fallen by 13.
Because of possible discomfort, a maximum total transport time of 2 to 4 hours is suggested.
As Ruskin was one of the first to point out, the surface of the planet is being consumed by cities and their transport systems and their suburbs at ever-increasing rates.
The IP transport layer that sends data packets and monitors delivery is not designed to effectively manage the massive quantities of data that storage applications utilize.
Chief among the TransPort GX's array of benefits is backwards compatibility with TransPort ZX peripheral devices, including the port replicator, batteries, and AC adaptor.
Helinet has been a provider of charter service flights for organ transport teams.
Pro Transport is utilizing the ReeferTrak[R] Sentry system to provide our customers with superior quality and customer service," said Art Bakken, President of Pro Transport and Leasing.
In comparison with the second quarter of 2012, the number of passengers transported by land, water and urban electrical transport increased by 0.
The Ekinops solution includes the PM1008 that uses time division multiplexing (TDM) to aggregate and transport up to eight channels of Gigabit Ethernet or GFC traffic over a single OC-192/STM-64 10 Gbps wavelength.
Transport performance, which is a result of the actual distance over which the goods are transported, fell by 1.
The telecommunications industry is experiencing a quantum leap in transport technologies, preparing to move from SONET/SDH infrastructure to all optical networks.
The transport performance, which is the result of the actual distance on which the goods are transported, also registered a 1.

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