Definition of Transporter

1. Noun. A long truck for carrying motor vehicles.

Exact synonyms: Car Transporter
Generic synonyms: Motortruck, Truck
Derivative terms: Transport, Transport

2. Noun. A crane for moving material with dispatch as in loading and unloading ships.
Generic synonyms: Crane
Derivative terms: Transport

3. Noun. A moving belt that transports objects (as in a factory).
Exact synonyms: Conveyer, Conveyer Belt, Conveyor, Conveyor Belt
Generic synonyms: Belt
Specialized synonyms: Carousel, Carrousel, Luggage Carousel, Luggage Carrousel
Category relationships: Factory, Manufactory, Manufacturing Plant, Mill
Group relationships: Assembly Line, Line, Production Line
Derivative terms: Convey, Transport

Definition of Transporter

1. n. One who transports.

Definition of Transporter

1. Noun. One who, or that which transports. ¹

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Definition of Transporter

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Medical Definition of Transporter

1. Proteins that go completely through a cell membrane and carry specific nutrients, ions, etc. Across the membrane. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Transporter

transport vesicles
transportation company
transportation of patients
transportation system
transporter (current term)
transporter bridge
transporter bridges
transposable element

Literary usage of Transporter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Electric Crane Construction by Claude William Hill (1911)
"The Temperley transporter.—A special form of crane was invented by Mr. John ... The special feature in which this transporter differs from an ordinary crane ..."

2. Principles of Social Science by Henry Charles Carey (1858)
"... and the power of the trader and transporter would as necessarily increase; while the cultivator wonld become more and more a mere instrument to be used ..."

3. The British Quarterly Review by Robert Vaughan, Henry Allon (1869)
"In the cromlechs of Bretagne, and thus in the cromlechs generally, we find the labour of the former, or at least of the transporter and raiser of stones, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Bailments: Including Carriers, Innkeepers and Pledge by James Schouler (1897)
"... but limits such agency to fulfilling those requirements which constitute a due performance of the principal transporter's obligation, and, beyond making ..."

5. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1910)
"Electric Overhead Rack-Rail transporter for Handling Meat. ... The Barry transporter. Illustrated description of the present form of this transporter, ..."

6. Precedents of Indictments and Pleas: Adapted to the Use of Both of the by Francis Wharton (1881)
"... canal transporter, E., late of, etc., canal transporter, F., late of, etc., canal transporter, G., late of, etc., canal transporter, II., late " 6. ..."

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