port-, portat-

(Latin: carry, bring, bear)

Don't confuse this port-, portat with another port- meaning "door, gate, entrance," or "harbor".

teleportation (s) (noun), teleportations (pl)
The conveyance of people; especially, of oneself or things by psychic power; also in futuristic descriptions, apparently instantaneous placement of people, etc., across space by advanced technological methods: The scientist worked feverishly in his laboratory to develop a technique of teleportation that could be put to practical use.
transport (s) (noun), transports (pl)
1. The act of moving items from one location to another: The farmer planned the immediate transport of the wheat from the field to the storage place because of the expected stormy weather that was predicted to come.
2. The state or condition of rapture or strong, overwhelming emotions: Shareen felt the transport of the beautiful music from her radio as she was cleaning her apartment.
transport (verb), transports; transported; transporting
1. To carry or to convey something or people from one place to another one: Hundreds of refugees have beenĀ transported by means of trains and busses from their home country, which is still in the middle of a war, to another new peaceful country.
2. To put someone in a state of intense or uncontrollable emotion: Joe's girl friend was transported with great joy when he told her that he loved her and wanted to marry her.
To carry away with rapture or strong emotion.
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transportability (s) (noun), transportabilities (pl)
The capability of carrying something or someone to different places, usually over long distances: In the distant past, the only means of transportability was carrying material or individuals by people, animals, or by waterway.
transportable (adjective), more transportable, most transportable
Pertaining to that which is capable of being moved from place to place: The world would be very different if plants that grow or are produced in one place were not transportable.
transportation (s) (noun), transportations (pl)
1. The action or process of changing locations or places: The captain organized the transportation of the passengers so they could go ashore.
2. The conveyance, or means of getting, things or people from one place to another: James doesn't own a car and so he relies on public transportation to get around.
transporter (s) (noun), transporters (pl)
A vehicle or tool for the movement of items and people from one location to another: The crane worked as the perfect transporter for unloading the hold of the ship while it was docked in the harbor.

Trucks were used as transporters of the cargo from the dock to various points of distribution.

Cross references of word families related to "bear, carry, bring": duc-; -fer; ger-; later-, -lation; phoro-.