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Noun
/ˌtranspərˈtāSHən/,
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transportations, plural;
  1. The action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported
    • - the era of global mass transportation
  2. A system or means of transporting people or goods
    • - transportation on the site includes a monorail
  3. The action or practice of transporting convicts to a penal colony


  1. transportation system: a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
  2. the act of moving something from one location to another
  3. fare: the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
  4. Department of Transportation: the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966
  5. the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
  6. exile: the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
  7. Transport or transportation is the movement of people and goods from one location to another. Modes of transport include air, rail, road, water, cable, pipeline, and space. The field can be divided into infrastructure, vehicles, and operations.
  8. Transportation (print: , online) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of research in transportation, published by Springer Science+Business Media. Its first issue was published in 1972.
  9. Sediment transport is the movement of solid particles (sediment), typically due to a combination of the force of gravity acting on the sediment, and/or the movement of the fluid in which the sediment is entrained. ...
  10. This category includes the entries dealing with the means for movement of people and goods.
  11. Assume two round trips to student's hometown per year for students in institutional housing or daily travel to and from your institution for commuter students.
  12. Moving gas through pipelines from one place to another.
  13. Related service about travel; includes specialized equipment (i.e., special or adapted buses, lifts, and ramps) if required to provide special transportation for a child with a disability.
  14. Comprises the functions of Highways, Air transportation, Parking facilities, Water transport and terminals, and Transit subsidies.
  15. The punishment of sending convicts overseas, first the West Indies, then America, and later Australia.
  16. the practice of sending British criminals to the colonies as punishment. Criminals were sent to America until 1776, from then on to Australia. It is estimated that 140,000 criminals were transported to Australia between 1810 and 1852. ...
  17. Railways: total railway lines about 3,569 (1995). Highways: total 55,600 kilometers; paved roads, 20, 572 kilometers; unpaved roads, 35,028 kilometers (1992 estimates).
  18. features used to move people and goods from place to place, including roads, trails, railroads, ports, airports, waterways, and related features such as bridges and tunnels.
  19. Includes personal automobile, taxi, bus, train, airplane, motor pool charges, auto rental, tolls, and parking fees. All travel expenses must be incurred by and for University employees or other eligible travelers in conducting official University business in order to be eligible for reimbursement.
  20. Moving gas through pipelines from one place to another. Strictly speaking, in an interconnected system, it is not possible to trace the particular molecules of gas along the pipes between a producer and the ultimate buyer; for example, if two suppliers are feeding into the pipeline system at two ...
  21. An industrial category composed of establishments providing passenger and freight transportation services to the general public or other business enterprises.
  22. A method designed to solve problems where there are a number of different points of supply and demand, such as a number of manufacturers distributing their products to a number of different wholesalers.
  23. prisoners were sent to Australia as punishment; the last ship arrived there in 1868.
  24. once a person had been sentenced to transportation, s/he was never allowed to return to Britain even at the end of the sentence. The sentence given (7, 14 years or life) was for that number of years "hard labour". ...
  25. Transportation is the means of conveyance to move forces, equipment, personnel and stocks and includes the requisite materials handling equipment. (MC 319/1)