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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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Kutuzov with his transport had still to march for some days before he could reach Znaim.
A truce was Kutuzov's sole chance of gaining time, giving Bagration's exhausted troops some rest, and letting the transport and heavy convoys (whose movements were concealed from the French) advance if but one stage nearer Znaim.
Kutuzov's expectations that the proposals of capitulation (which were in no way binding) might give time for part of the transport to pass, and also that Murat's mistake would very soon be discovered, proved correct.
In botanical works, this or that plant is stated to be ill adapted for wide dissemination; but for transport across the sea, the greater or less facilities may be said to be almost wholly unknown.
The fact of the larger fruits often floating longer than the small, is interesting; as plants with large seeds or fruit could hardly be transported by any other means; and Alph.
I have said that within the period of existing sea-shells, Patagonia has been upraised 300 to 400 feet: I may add, that within the period when icebergs transported boulders over the upper plain of Santa Cruz, the elevation has been at least
"I will order Jellia Jamb, who is the palace housekeeper, to have rooms all prepared for them, and after breakfast we will get the Magic Belt and by its aid transport your uncle and aunt to the Emerald City."
Rebecca lost no time in causing the patient to be transported to their temporary dwelling, and proceeded with her own hands to examine and to bind up his wounds.
To his great surprise he found himself in a room magnificently furnished, but having cushions instead of chairs to rest upon, and in other respects partaking so much of Oriental costume, that he began to doubt whether he had not, during his sleep, been transported back again to the land of Palestine.
I appeased her wrath, and in a moment she transported me from the island where we were to the roof of my house, and she disappeared a moment afterwards.
Very sad were they, likewise, while tossing upon the ocean in the crowded transport vessels.
But now, at least, they could tell that many had been left behind or transported to other regions.

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