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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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Another article published also dealt with a modified amino acid transporter that mimics the mammalian neurotransmitter transporter proteins targeted by antidepressants.
They are ready-to-use in the "gold standard" 21-day monolayer Caco assay for studying efflux characteristics and so allows flexibility in the choice and trial of the efflux transporter knockout cell lines to optimize preclinical screening.
For each transporter, it is recommended that in vitro testing is conducted to assess whether a new drug is either a substrate or an inhibitor of these transporter proteins.
The first generation of the Transporter, known as a split screen or camper van, was an instant success among Britain's motorists.
An unexpected finding was not only that the musks inhibit these transporters in marine mussels but that the effect is longterm and persists up to 24-48 hr after removal of the musk compounds.
Researchers have found that long-term methamphetamine abuse is associated with a reduction in dopamine transporters, and that this damage appears to be linked to impaired motor skills and memory.
Phase 2 was to outfit one transporter. Phase 3 was to outfit the other transporter.
Judged by a jury of 18 editors and publishers from leading European trade publications, the fifth generation Transporter scored 115 of a possible 126 points, the best result ever achieved in the competition's 12-year history.
CAR transporters are to be made by a North Wales company after an expansion freed factory space.
The Transporter, a roadside repair vehicle, has a 102 bhp TDI engine and is equipped with a workshop installation, hoist, hitch and navigation system and was handed over to the AA at a ceremony at the VW factory in Hanover.
For caregivers, the Transporter is an effective ergonomic intervention to help reduce back injuries.
Thousands of pounds of damage was caused when three cars from a car transporter after it smashed into a bridge at Birmingham airport yesterday.

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