[trans-pawr-ter, -pohr-, trans-pawr-ter, -pohr-]
- a person or thing that transports, especially a very large truck for large or heavy loads, as missiles or automobiles.
Origin of transporter
1525–35; tranport + -er1
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Examples from the Web for transporter
It also demonstrates the Buk was transported from Donestsk, through Torez, while still on the transporter.MH17 Missile Can't Hide From These Internet Sleuths
August 2, 2014
In the other class of transporter the load is not usually moved 372 through such long distances.
As far as I can remember, it was a bus company called Transporter del Norte.Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)
The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
On the English transporter we were pressed and packed like salted herrings.
The same holds true of a farmer, miner, transporter, merchant or anybody else who directs industry.The Unpopular Review Vol. I
Under the direction of the Grand Mognac, the Martians placed the terrible weapons in the transporter prepared for them.Giants on the Earth
Sterner St. Paul Meek