transport

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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (transportation)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There are laws that regulate the transport of nuclear waste.Existen leyes que regulan el transporte de los residuos nucleares.
2. (means of transport) (United Kingdom)
a. el vehículo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Do you have transport or do you want a ride?¿Tienes vehículo o quieres que te lleve?
b. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The public transport in this city is very efficient.El transporte público en esta ciudad es muy eficaz.
3. (military)
a. el buque de transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(ship)
The tanks were loaded onto the transport.Cargaron los tanques en el buque de transporte.
b. el avión de transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(plane)
Transports carried food and supplies for the flood victims.Los aviones de transporte llevaron alimentos y provisiones a las víctimas de las inundaciones.
4.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(after the preposition "in"; strong emotion)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The audience was in transports of delight at her brilliant playing.El público quedó extasiado ante su brillante actuación.
The dead child's mother was in a transport of grief.La madre del niño muerto estaba enloquecida de pena.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to convey)
a. transportar
A cable car transports visitors to the top of the mountain.Un teleférico transporta a los visitantes a la cima de la montaña.
6.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(to send to a penal colony)
a. deportar
The Crown transported many convicts to the New World in the 16th century.La Corona deportaba a muchos condenados al Nuevo Mundo en el siglo XVI.
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transport
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el transporte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
road/rail transporttransporte por carretera/ferrocarril
transport cafébar de carretera
transport costsgastos de transporte
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. transportar
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transport [ˈtrænspɔːt]
noun
1 (conveying, movement) transporte (m)
which type of transport do you prefer? he was interested in housing, transport, and the environment the goods are ready for transport and distribution
air transport transporte (m) aéreo
Department of Transport (Britain) Ministerio (m) de Transporte(s)
means of transport medio (m) de transporte
I was stranded with no means of transport me quedé colgado sin medio de transporte
I HAVE used the railways as my main means of transport for more than 40 years mules are the principal means of transport
rail transport transporte (m) ferroviario
road transport transporte (m) por carretera
sea transport transporte (m) marítimo
2 (vehicle) transporte (m)
I haven't got any transport no tengo transporte; own transport required se requiere vehículo propio
we'll organize the transport It is possible to hire towing cars and trailers if you do not have your own transport or the seller may deliver the horse for a fee Having your own transport allows you to take your pick of the region's many mountain hotels
3 (ship) buque (m) de transporte
4 (plane) avión (m) de transporte
the country's plan to send military transport aircraft to help out in the Gulf
5
she could tell when her parents had wakened early in the morning, and had had what she termed a "quick, sweaty get-together" before breakfast. Sometimes she took delight in delaying or interrupting their transports I have seen women carry love, jealousy, superstition and anger to excesses that a man never feels; the reason for such violent transports, which Diderot considered foreign to men, is of an anatomico-physiological order
it sent her into transports of delight la dejó extasiada
one of the many attractions which could send you into transports of delight are the tropical Botanic Gardens at Ventnor
to be in a transport of rage estar fuera de sí (de rabia)
transitive verb
1 (move) [+goods, people] transportar
they use tankers to transport the oil to Los Angeles the troops were transported to Moscow
2 (Hist) (deport) [+criminal] deportar
to [be] transported trade unionists were transported to Australia
3 transportar
the musical transports the audience to the days of 1950s America el musical transporta or traslada al público a la América de los años 50; I felt as though I'd been transported back in time me sentí como si me hubiera remontado en el tiempo
in a dream you can be transported back in time imagine yourself transported to the suburbs of Warsaw in the Nazi era
to be transported with joy (literary) quedarse embelesado or (literary) arrobado; estar extasiado
she was transported with joy when she saw him
modifier
transport café (n) cafetería (f) de carretera
transport costs (n) gastos (m) de transporte
local production virtually eliminates transport costs
transport plane (n) avión (m) de transporte
an air force transport plane has been dropping life rafts and other equipment
transport police (n) policía (f) de tráfico
transport policy (n) política (f) de transportes
disquiet over the Government's transport policy surfaced strongly at the Conservative Party conference the Government's pathetic handling of transport policy What is needed is a proper transport policy which provides good, adequate roads
transport ship (n) buque (m) de transporte
transport system (n) sistema (m) de transportes; red (f) de transportes
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