the act of moving something from one location to another
conveyance, transfer, transport, transportation
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the transfer from one conveyance to another for shipment
transportation of people or goods by air (especially when other means of access are unavailable)
shifting from one form of transportation to another
the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
the act of driving a herd of animals over land
the act of carrying something
the transportation of goods on a lighter
the transportation of people (as a family or colony) to a new settlement (as after an upheaval of some kind)
a hypothetical mode of instantaneous transportation; matter is dematerialized at one place and recreated at another
driving a bovine herd (as cows or bulls or steers)
delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft
the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
handing over, passage
the act of passing something to another person
the delivery and collection of letters and packages
service, service of process, serving
the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
carrying something in a pack on the back
the act of carrying something piggyback
the act of carrying a person over your shoulder
carrying boats and supplies overland
the transportation of burdens by porters
the act of changing the location of something
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