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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 model.
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7% in the segment of international transportation of goods and fell by 21.
The terms of the agreement cover, in its first stage, the transportation of goods destined to Iraq from UAE ports, moving in a second stage to transporting goods by land from Iraq's southern seaports into neighbouring countries, utilising 60 to 100 trucks per day, Abdul Karim Al Zuhairi, the official spokesperson for the ministry, was quoted as saying in an Al Hayat newspaper report.
The transport ministry said it has decided not to extend the waiver, which many truck drivers have taken advantage of to avoid paying tolls in their operations other than transportation of goods to the disaster-hit region.
TUNIS, April 5, 2011 (TAP)- Transportation of goods on board the ships of Tunisia's Shipping Company (CTN ) posted a 7 pc rise during the first 3 months of this year, compared with the same period last year, on its four regular lines: Marseilles, Genoa, Livorno and Barcelona.
Gaza, March 2 (Petra) - The Israeli occupation authorities on Wednesday closed completely Al-Monter commercial crossing and decided to use instead Karem Abu Salem crossing, south of the Gaza Strip for the transportation of goods only.
Transportation of goods along the North-South corridor is predicted at five million tons per year in the first phase, and it is planned to increase the volume to 10-15 million tons per year in the future.
The 4th draft for the agreement for organizing the transportation of goods throughout joint Arab states, supported by Iraq's Transportation Ministry, had been opposed by Kuwait, who rejected the 4th draft.
Out of the 12 boats, some 9 boats had reached the GB area for transportation of goods from Hunza to Sust and Sust to Hunza respectively.
Al-Husayn said on his part that the new border crossing would be used mainly in transportation of goods.
Transporters have also suspended the transportation of goods to Gilgit-Baltistan from the Karakoram Highway.
Brian Birtwistle, industrial director at DTZ, said: "There are strong long-term prospects for the transportation of goods via water-borne freight.

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