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transport  


      vb   tr  
1    to carry or cause to go from one place to another, esp. over some distance  
2    to deport or exile to a penal colony  
3    usually passive   to have a strong emotional effect on  
      n  
4   
a    the business or system of transporting goods or people  
b    (as modifier)  
a modernized transport system     
5      (Brit)   freight vehicles generally  
6   
a    a vehicle used to transport goods or people, esp. lorries or ships used to convey troops  
b    (as modifier)  
a transport plane     
7    the act of transporting or the state of being transported  
8    ecstasy, rapture, or any powerful emotion  
9    a convict sentenced to be transported  
     (C14: from Latin transportare, from trans- + portare to carry)  
  transportable      adj  
  transportability      n  
  transporter      n  
  transportive      adj  


active transport  
      n     (Biochem, physiol)   a process by which molecules are enabled to pass across a membrane from a region where they are in a low concentration to one of high concentration; this requires the expenditure of energy in metabolism and is assisted by enzymes, commonly referred to as pumps  
electron transport  
      n     (Biochem)   the metabolic process in mitochondria or chloroplasts, in which electrons are transferred in stages from energy-rich compounds to molecular oxygen with liberation of energy  
membrane transport  
      n   the process by which physiologically important substances, such as calcium ions, sugars, etc., are conveyed across a biological membrane  
public transport  
      n   a system of buses, trains, etc., running on fixed routes, on which the public may travel  
tape transport  
      n   the motorized mechanism that moves tape evenly across the recording and playback heads of a tape recorder or cassette player  
transport café  
      n     (Brit)   an inexpensive eating place on a main route, used mainly by long-distance lorry drivers  
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n.
First patient transport from the prehospital scene towards first admitting hospital
n.
Interhospital transport between two hospitals
n.
innovation paradigm that assumes firms should use external ideas and/or external paths to market in their innovation process
[Tech.];[Bus.] word coined by Henry Chesbrough, who opposes this paradigm to the closed innovation one, where all the innovation process happens within the borders of the firm.
n.
replacement of a rail transport service (tram, subway, train) with a bus
[Neologism] from "bus" and "substitution"

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