Commentary: transportation system - a facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
My transportation is old and rusty.
Light rail transportation is clean and runs frequently between PA and NJ.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1
Commentary: TRANSPORTATION[+event] tranfer, transferral, conveyance - the act of transporting something form one location to another
The transportation was much faster on SEPTA than in a city cab.
Transportation of perishables across country must be fast.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: the price paid for and the commercial enterprise of transporting goods and materials
I hope that transportation of refrigerated items is charged by the pound.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3 5
Commentary: Department of Transporation, Transportation, DoT - the United States federal department that institutes and coordinates national transportation programs; created in 1996
The Department of Transporation is providing assistance to residents
affected by the local road blocks.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4
Commentary: TRANSPORTATION[+event] deportation, expatriation - The act of expelling a person from their native land
Men in exile dream of hope.
His transportation to a penal colony was long.
The sentence was one of transportation for life.
WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 6