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Transport vs. Conveyor

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Transportverb

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

‘to transport goods; to transport troops’;

Conveyornoun

A person that conveys, transports or delivers.

Transportverb

(historical) To deport to a penal colony.

Conveyornoun

Anything that conveys, transports or delivers.

‘Words are a conveyor of meaning.’;

Transportverb

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

‘Music transports the soul.’;

Conveyornoun

A mechanical arrangement for transporting material or objects, generally over short or moderate distances, as from one part of a building to another.

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Transportnoun

An act of transporting; conveyance.

Conveyornoun

A contrivance for carrying objects from place to place; esp., one for conveying grain, coal, etc., - as a spiral or screw turning in a pipe or trough, an endless belt with buckets, or a truck running along a rope.

Transportnoun

The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.

Conveyornoun

a person who conveys (carries or transmits);

‘the conveyer of good tidings’;

Transportnoun

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

Conveyornoun

a moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory)

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Transportnoun

(Canada) A tractor-trailer.

Transportnoun

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

Transportnoun

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

Transportnoun

(historical) A deported convict.

Transportverb

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

Transportverb

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

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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.’;

Transportnoun

Transportation; carriage; conveyance.

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

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.

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.’;

Transportnoun

A convict transported, or sentenced to exile.

Transportnoun

something that serves as a means of transportation

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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