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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 trans·por·ta·tion /ˌtræn(t)spɚ/

From: Network Terminology

 傳送 運輸

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trans·por·ta·tion n.
 1. The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.
    To provide a vessel for their transportation.   --Sir H. Wotton.
 2. Transport; ecstasy. [R.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary
           for the movement of passengers or goods [syn: transportation
           system, transit]
      2: the act of transporting something from one location to
         another [syn: transfer, transferral, conveyance]
      3: the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance [syn: fare]
      4: the United States federal department that institutes and
         coordinates national transportation programs; created in
         1966 [syn: Department of Transportation, DoT]
      5: the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and
         materials [syn: shipping, transport]
      6: 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]