transporter-n; 6 Senses

Sense Number 1: a large truck used to haul material or goods

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+artifact][+vehicle][+truck][+large]

They watched, through binoculars, a convoy of military transporters along the road.
These oversized refrigerated transporters are not allowed on the parkways.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a crane used for loading and unloading goods

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+artifact][+machine][+crane][+loading]

Two transporters were simultaneously unloading the huge container ship.
As we sailed out of the harbor, we saw the large transporters across on the commercial dock.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 3: a moving belt used to convey objects

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+artifact][+machine][+conveyor][+belt][+moving]

This airport has the longest luggage transporter system in the world.
Machine components move around the factory floor via transporters.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 4: a science fiction machine that relocates people in space

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+artifact][+machine][+imaginary][+relocation][+spatial][+matter]

He asked Scotty to beam him up in the transporter.
Mr. Spock and Bones stood in the transporter just as an alien creature materialized there.
It's a story about a scientist who becomes horribly transformed when a fly enters his transporter by accident.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b

Sense Number 5: a business that carries people and/or goods

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+enterprise][+business][+carrier][+people/+goods]
NOTE: refers to a business, not an individual

Their firm is a specialty transporter of exotic flowers from South America.
That passenger airline has become a major transporter to Asia.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 6: an individual who carries something, e.g, people, things, disease

Commentary: TRANSPORTER[+individual][+carrier][+goods/+culture/+disease]
NOTE: often refers to people, but can be other individual agents as well.

She is a full time cook, gardener and transporter of kids to and from soccer practices.
He was a transporter of arms to the guerillas in the mountains.
Scientists have determined that a certain African plant is the transporter of a new fungus.
The early Portuguese sailors were the first transporters of their language to other parts of the world.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1