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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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While effect of calcium intake on active transport of this divalent cation has been widely reported, there is a paucity of published work on passive transport (11).
This may be responsible for the increase in passive transport of calcium observed in this group of rats.
Passive permeability of mannitol and active and passive transport of calcium in the everted gut sacs from rats fed LCD or HCD Transport Site Index LCD Passive Duodenum Serosal cpm 804 [+ or -] 138.

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