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  • noun The act of carrying or transporting something; transportation
  • noun computing The act of porting software between hardware or operating system platforms


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  • The early results can be seen in the lobbies of many office buildings in New York or London -- airport-syle check-ins complete with photo-ID requirements and X-ray machines -- but the industry has far greater ambitions, including privatized global communications networks, emergency health and electricity services, and the ability to locate and provide trans-portation for a global workforce in the midst of a major disaster.

    The Iraqi Book of the Dead

  • TC when they perfect the science of tele-portation, I will be on your doorstep ;

    Gastropod: Okra

  • Grels were the only option in the desert for trans-portation, but neither he nor anyone on his estate knew any'thing about grels.


  • Shana, one of the few Wizards to manage the trans-portation spell that enabled her to move living creatures intact, had been able to bring the flock of sheep that had been at the old Citadel, and had purloined some chickens that had strayed and so were technically not Elvenlord property.


  • Testifying before Parliament's Portfolio Committee on Trans - portation, RAF Acting CEO Chris Greenland said the organization had recorded a provisional operating loss of 885.5 million rand for the

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • After these trans-portation stones, weather stones would be an excellent next choice.

    The Howling Stones

  • Pro-highway documents persistently identify improved trans-portation with improved highways.

    Peter Norton: "Fighting Traffic"

  • Damia grinned at her son, then nodded for them to get set for the first 'portation.

    Damia's Children

  • As soon as we're in 'portation range, six weeks at best, we'll be back to our base.

    Damia's Children

  • He did feel a subtle alteration in the pressure of 'portation.

    Damia's Children


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