transportation

the roads and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods

Transportation

[journal] Transportation (print: {ISSN|0049-4488}, online: {ISSN|1572-9435}) is a peer-reviewed academic journal of research in transportation, published by Springer Science+Business Media. Its first issue was published in 1972. According to the Journal Citation Reports, it has a 2009 impact factor of 1.512, placing it sixth in the category...
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transportation

[n] - the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials 2. [n] - the act of transporting something from one location to another
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transportation

Punishment of sending convicted persons to overseas territories to serve their sentences. It was introduced in England towards the end of the 17th century and although it was abolished in 1857 after...
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transportation

The means of moving persons, animals, goods, or materials from one place to another. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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transportation

transfer noun the act of moving something from one location to another
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transportation

transport noun the commercial enterprise of moving goods and materials
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Transportation

• (n.) Transport; ecstasy. • (n.) The act of transporting, or the state of being transported; carriage from one place to another; removal; conveyance.
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transportation

(from the article `apport`) ...its passage through other material objects. Apports usually occur during a séance (q.v.) and may involve living or inanimate objects. The ...
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transportation

(from the article `parole`) ...to a penal colony (e.g., Australia or America for English convicts; Africa, New Caledonia, or French Guiana for French convicts). Eventually the ...
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transportation

the movement of goods and persons from place to place and the various means by which such movement is accomplished. The growth of the ability—and ... [15 related articles]
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transportation

transportation The action or process of transporting; conveyance (of things or persons) from one place to another.
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Transportation

A marketing function that adds time and place utility to the product by moving it from where it is made to where it is purchased and used. In includes all intermediate steps in the process.
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transportation

transportation, conveyance of goods and people over land, across water, and through the air. See also commerce.Sections in this article:IntroductionTransportation over LandTransportation across WaterTransportation through the AirBibliography
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Transportation

Transportation is the policy of punishing crime by removing offenders to some penal settlement abroad for a period of years or life. In England the Vagrancy Act of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I first empowered justices to order that certain classes of offenders might be sent beyond the seas, and by the reign of Charles II convicts were regularly t...
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transportation

Punishment of sending convicted persons to overseas territories to serve their sentences. It was introduced in England towards the end of the 17th century and although it was abolished in 1857 after many thousands had been transported, mostly to Australia, sentences of penal servitude continued to be partly carried out in Western Australia up until...
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Transportation

The punishment of sending convicts overseas, first the West Indies, then America, and later Australia.
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transportation

the practice of sending British criminals to the colonies as punishment. Criminals were sent to America until 1776, from then on to Australia. It is estimated that 140,000 criminals were transported to Australia between 1810 and 1852. Abel Magwitch, in Great Expectations, had been transported to Australia and was under a death penalty for coming ba...
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Transportation

A process where the river moves, or transports materials (it's load) from one place to another.
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Transportation

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TRANSPORTATION

sending convicts to overseas colonies, usually for set periods of seven or fourteen years or for life. Introduced during the seventeenth century, came into widespread use following the Transportation Act of 1717. Convicts might be sentenced to transportation automatically for certain offences, or they might be transported as the condition of a par...
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