Translation of transport in Spanish:


transporte, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtranspɔːt//ˈtrɑːnspɔːt//ˈtræn(t)spɔrt/


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    • 1.1(movement)

      transporte masculine British
      (costs/network) (before noun) de transporte
      means of transport medio de transporte masculine
      • air transport transporte aéreo
      • sea transport transporte marítimo
      • rail transport transporte por ferrocarril
      • road transport transporte por carretera
      • transport policy política de transporte
      • transport system sistema de transporte(s)
      • Bulgaria should have eliminated the state subsidy for the coal mining and begun to implement differentiation in transport and distribution pricing of natural gas.
      • These applications include collection, storage, and transmission or transport of accumulated data, typically in very large sets.
      • Duty, transport and distribution are fixed costs, so the more you spend, the more wine you get for your money.
      • This makes transport and delivery very expensive, he said.
      • British architects, builders, developers and clients for buildings have something else in common with people involved in transport and distribution.
      • He has worked in transport, distribution and logistics for three years previously, and now works as a construction site foreman and travels on the Sandringham line.
      • There is also large-scale downstream pollution caused by long-distance transport of industrial food.
      • The next step in this process is malnutrition, since active transport of nutrients become impaired.
      • The transport of oil, kegs and tanks by rail on the four routes will continue as normal.
      • Some of this is from the oil cargo evaporating during transport (about 3.7 million tons per year).
      • The committee must therefore pay the remainder of the cost and all transport costs.
      • The industrial world is totally and completely dependent upon oil for agriculture and transport.
      • In August, through the generosity of our church and friends, we were able to send money to buy 300 bags of maize and pay for transport and distribution.
      • Removal of crab from seawater causes significant physical and physiological stress on the crab that can lead to mortality during transport and distribution.
      • The project is further expected to facilitate the transport of heavy-duty goods to the north.
      • Another role of insulin is to stimulate the active transport of amino acids into cells.

    • 1.2British (vehicle)

      now she has her own transport ahora tiene transporte
      • salesperson required: own transport essential se necesita vendedor: vehículo propio imprescindible

    • 1.3also transport shipMilitary

      buque de transporte masculine

    • 1.4also transport planeMilitary

      avión de transporte masculine

    • 1.5US (shipment)

      remesa feminine

  • 2literary

    (of emotion)
    she was in transports of delight at the news estaba extática con la noticia
    • the news sent her into a transport of rage la noticia la puso fuera de sí (de la rabia)
    • The mastery of each instrument and the cohesion and beauty of the orchestra was a transport of delight for this audience.
    • He saw the naked bodies of men and women in postures and transports of passionate love.
    • Like scarlet moss, it carries the reader to ever-higher transports of delight.
    • You live in a state of utter seriousness with intermittent transports of rapture.
    • Will other political parties follow suit, in seeking out their own politically symbolic transports of delight?
    • I am lost in transports of admiration for your bravery!
    • The words of the budget speech by the Finance Minister would have had the country's poor in transports of joy, but the rhetoric was not matched by equivalent spending commitments.
    • All told, we're talking about a multitude in transports of joy.
    • There's a floodlit stage and electronic band of ‘gruperos’ in transports of salsa-invoked delirium.
    • She would have been consumed with transports of joy.
    • Now Pop is, above all, well-adjusted; it doesn't seek to transfigure the world, offers us no transports of ecstasy or escape.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1

      (people/animals/goods) transportar
      as you enter the palace you are transported to another age al entrar al palacio uno se transporta a otra época
      • No military officials were charged, although reports have stated that military ships were used to transport goods for the smuggling ring.
      • Their capacity to produce competitively for the national and export markets will depend on being able to transport goods quickly and cheaply.
      • The canals were used extensively as a cheap and easy way to transport goods, until the growth of the railway network meant that goods could be transported around the country far quicker.
      • The vehicles were also used to transport illegal goods, such as alcohol and slot machines for illicit gambling.
      • Groups of cheerful girls carrying heavy bundles of yarn and cloth move from one building to another, and vehicles are constantly at the ready, to transport the finished goods.
      • He said he was originally from a family that had been fairly rich and he had once owned a truck, hoping to earn money by transporting goods for villagers.
      • This policy is to be applied vigorously both at the ports and all inland locations where it can be proved that a vehicle was used to transport goods which are liable to seizure.
      • He pointed out that fishermen may have to come down to a quay to check their boats and equipment in bad weather, but may not travel in a vehicle transporting goods.
      • At the same time, companies which transport goods by ship need to reassure increasingly concerned investors that they are taking green issues in their supply chain seriously.
      • He added that more than one person had to be involved in the robbery while another vehicle also had to be used to transport the stolen goods.
      • The roads are choked with traffic, including enormous trucks transporting goods.
      • And it would be possible only if communities attain self-sufficiency and do not have to transport goods needed for their needs from far off places.
      • About 80 percent of the world's commercial goods are transported by ships.
      • Businesses pay more to transport their goods and heat their premises, and they pass the extra costs on to customers, many of whom are also paying more for their petrol.
      • Shop owners now prefer the latter as their goods are transported faster.
      • Goods are often transported by pack animals or carried by porters over mountain trails.
      • He said that it could be as much as 50% cheaper to transport goods by sea rather than road or rail, with obvious environmental benefits.
      • Hooker catches one of the lackeys transporting goods and interrogates him.
      • As part of this programme, a series of road checks of vehicles transporting dangerous goods is carried out.

    • 1.2History

      (convict) deportar
      • The media have conferred on him the image of the victimised rebel, who was transported to a penal colony as the price of his principled insubordination.
      • Convicts had been transported in the past to colonial America but after the revolution America was no longer available.
      • Later he presents the horrendous death rates for convicts being transported to Australia in the 1790s.
      • This was achieved by means of barges which came alongside to transport convicts across the half mile of water to a small jetty.
      • In 1843 South Australia transported its first female convict to Tasmania.
      • As late as 1864 it was suggested that convicted prisoners should be transported to the Falkland Islands.

  • 2literary

    to be transported with joy/delight estar extasiado/embelesado
    • she was transported with joy when she learned that … se quedó extática cuando se enteró de que …
    • Voilà, I got the position and was transported with excitement!
    • I should be glad to know whether you deem every man that is transported with anger, without an adequate cause, to be a madman?
    • Your letter having arrived, I was transported with joy.
    • While I did find them very good, I wasn't transported with bliss, possibly because I'm not a huge fan of béchamel.
    • A prince and princess, newly smitten with each other, are so transported with love that they rise into the air.