[ trans-pawr-ter, -pohr-, trans-pawr-ter, -pohr- ]
/ trænsˈpɔr tər, -ˈpoʊr-, ˈtrænsˌpɔr tər, -ˌpoʊr- /


a person or thing that transports, especially a very large truck for large or heavy loads, as missiles or automobiles.


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Origin of transporter

1525–35; tranport + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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