'Transportation' definitions:

Definition of 'transportation'

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A facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods [syn: transportation system, transportation, transit]
The act of moving something from one location to another [syn: transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance]
The sum charged for riding in a public conveyance [syn: fare, transportation]
The United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1966 [syn: Department of Transportation, Transportation, DoT]
The commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials [syn: transportation, shipping, transport]
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" [syn: exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation]

Definition of 'Transportation'

  • Transportation \Trans`por*ta"tion\, n. [L. transportatio: cf. F. transportation.]
  • 1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance. [1913 Webster]
  • To provide a vessel for their transportation. --Sir H. Wotton. [1913 Webster]
  • 2. Transport; ecstasy. [R.] --South. [1913 Webster]