HyperDic: transportation_system

English > 1 sense of the expression transportation system:
NOUNartifacttransportation system, transportation, transita facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
English > transportation system: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods.
Synonymstransportation, transit
Part ofinfrastructure, baseThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
Partsairfield, landing field, flying field, fieldA place where planes take off and land
bridge, spanA structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
lineA commercial organization serving as a common carrier
public transportconveyance for passengers or mail / mail or freight
terminal, terminus, depotstation where transport vehicles load or unload passengers or goods
wayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Narrowerair transportation systemA transportation system for moving passengers or goods by air
highway systemA transportation system consisting of roads for motor transport
public transitA public transportation system for moving passengers
short lineA transportation system that operates over relatively short distances
telpherage, telferageA transportation system in which cars (telphers) are suspended from cables and operated on electricity
Broaderfacility, installationA building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry
Spanishsistema de transporte, tránsito, transporte
Catalanmitjà de transport, sistema de transport, transport

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