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Transmission vs. Transport

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Transmissionnoun

The act of transmitting, e.g. data or electric power.

Transportverb

To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey.

‘to transport goods; to transport troops’;

Transmissionnoun

The fact of being transmitted.

Transportverb

(historical) To deport to a penal colony.

Transmissionnoun

Something that is transmitted, such as a message, picture or a disease; the sending of such a thing.

Transportverb

(figuratively) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.

‘Music transports the soul.’;

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Transmissionnoun

(biology) The passage of a nerve impulse across synapses.

Transportnoun

An act of transporting; conveyance.

Transmissionnoun

(automotive) An assembly of gears through which power is transmitted from the engine to the driveshaft in a motor car / automobile; a gearbox.

Transportnoun

The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.

Transmissionnoun

(legal) The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor(s) any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.

Transportnoun

A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)

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Transmissionnoun

(medicine, biology) The passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group.

Transportnoun

(Canada) A tractor-trailer.

Transmissionnoun

The act of transmitting, or the state of being transmitted; as, the transmission of letters, writings, papers, news, and the like, from one country to another; the transmission of rights, titles, or privileges, from father to son, or from one generation to another.

Transportnoun

The system of transporting passengers, etc. in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.

Transmissionnoun

The right possessed by an heir or legatee of transmitting to his successor or successors any inheritance, legacy, right, or privilege, to which he is entitled, even if he should die without enjoying or exercising it.

Transportnoun

A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.

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Transmissionnoun

The mechanism within a vehicle which transmits rotational power from the engine to the axle of the wheel propelling the vehicle; it includes the gears and gear-changing mechanism as well as the propeller shaft.

Transportnoun

(historical) A deported convict.

Transmissionnoun

The process or event of sending signals by means of a radio-frequency wave from an electronic transmitter to a receiving device.

Transportverb

To carry or bear from one place to another; to remove; to convey; as, to transport goods; to transport troops.

Transmissionnoun

the act of sending a message; causing a message to be transmitted

Transportverb

To carry, or cause to be carried, into banishment, as a criminal; to banish.

Transmissionnoun

communication by means of transmitted signals

Transportverb

To carry away with vehement emotion, as joy, sorrow, complacency, anger, etc.; to ravish with pleasure or ecstasy; as, music transports the soul.

‘[They] laugh as if transported with some fitOf passion.’; ‘We shall then be transported with a nobler . . . wonder.’;

Transmissionnoun

the fraction of radiant energy that passes through a substance

Transportnoun

Transportation; carriage; conveyance.

‘The Romans . . . stipulated with the Carthaginians to furnish them with ships for transport and war.’;

Transmissionnoun

an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

Transportnoun

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.

Transmissionnoun

the gears that transmit power from an automobile engine via the driveshaft to the live axle

Transportnoun

Vehement emotion; passion; ecstasy; rapture.

‘With transport views the airy rule his own,And swells on an imaginary throne.’; ‘Say not, in transports of despair,That all your hopes are fled.’;

Transmissionnoun

the action or process of transmitting something or the state of being transmitted

‘the transmission of the virus’;

Transportnoun

A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.

Transmissionnoun

a programme or signal that is broadcast or sent out

‘television transmissions’;

Transportnoun

something that serves as a means of transportation

Transmissionnoun

the mechanism by which power is transmitted from an engine to the axle in a motor vehicle

‘a three-speed automatic transmission’;

Transportnoun

an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

Transportnoun

the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials

Transportnoun

a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion;

‘listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture’;

Transportnoun

a mechanism that transport magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder

Transportverb

move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

Transportverb

move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body;

‘You must carry your camping gear’; ‘carry the suitcases to the car’; ‘This train is carrying nuclear waste’; ‘These pipes carry waste water into the river’;

Transportverb

hold spellbound

Transportverb

transport commercially

Transportverb

send from one person or place to another;

‘transmit a message’;

Transportverb

take or carry (people or goods) from one place to another by means of a vehicle, aircraft, or ship

‘the bulk of freight traffic was transported by lorry’;

Transportverb

send (a convict) to a penal colony

‘he was convicted of theft and transported’;

Transportverb

cause (someone) to feel that they are in another place or time

‘the book transported her to new worlds’;

Transportverb

overwhelm (someone) with a strong emotion, especially joy

‘she was transported with pleasure’;

Transportnoun

a system or means of conveying people or goods from place to place

‘air transport’; ‘many possess their own forms of transport’;

Transportnoun

the action of transporting something or the state of being transported

‘the transport of crude oil’;

Transportnoun

a large vehicle, ship, or aircraft used to carry troops or stores

‘the invasion force sailed from Cadiz in twenty-five transports’;

Transportnoun

a convict who was transported to a penal colony.

Transportnoun

an overwhelmingly strong emotion

‘art can send people into transports of delight’;

Transport

Transport (BE) or transportation (AE) is the movement of humans, animals, and goods from one location to another. In other words, the action of transport is defined as a particular movement of an organism or thing from a point A (a place in space) to a point B. Modes of transport include air, land (rail and road), water, cable, pipeline, and space.

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