'transport vessel' definitions:

Definition of 'transport vessel'

  • Transport \Trans"port\, n. [F. See Transport, v.]
  • 1. Transportation; carriage; conveyance. [1913 Webster]
  • The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war. --Arbuthnot. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. A vessel employed for transporting, especially for carrying soldiers, warlike stores, or provisions, from one place to another, or to convey convicts to their destination; -- called also transport ship, {transport vessel}. [1913 Webster]
  • 3. Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture. [1913 Webster]
  • With transport views the airy rule his own, And swells on an imaginary throne. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
  • Say not, in transports of despair, That all your hopes are fled. --Doddridge. [1913 Webster]
  • 4. A convict transported, or sentenced to exile. [1913 Webster]