export

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v export cause to spread in another part of the world "The Russians exported Marxism to Africa"
    • v export transfer (electronic data) out of a database or document in a format that can be used by other programs
    • v export sell or transfer abroad "we export less than we import and have a negative trade balance"
    • n export commodities (goods or services) sold to a foreign country
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Fossilized bird droppings are one of the chief exports of Nauru, an island nation in the Western Pacific
    • Export That which is exported; a commodity conveyed from one country or State to another in the way of traffic; -- used chiefly in the plural, exports. "The ordinary course of exchange . . . between two places must likewise be an indication of the ordinary course of their exports and imports."
    • Export The act of exporting; exportation; as, to prohibit the export of wheat or tobacco.
    • Export To carry away; to remove. "They export honor from a man, and make him a return in envy."
    • Export To carry or send abroad, or out of a country, especially to foreign countries, as merchandise or commodities in the way of commerce; -- the opposite of import; as, to export grain, cotton, cattle, goods, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Australia is a major exporter of camels
    • export To take or carry away.
    • export Specifically To send to a distant point, as commodities; send for sale or exchange to other countries or places.
    • n export The act of exporting; exportation: as, to prohibit the export of grain.
    • n export That which is exported; a commodity carried from one place or country to another for sale: generally in the plural.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1992, the best selling American-produced car in Japan was the Honda Accord. It was built in Ohio and exported to Japan.
    • v.t Export eks-pōrt′ to carry or send out of a country, as goods in commerce
    • n Export act of exporting: that which is exported: a commodity which is or may be sent from one country to another, in traffic
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Quotations

  • Nikita Khrushchev
    Nikita Khrushchev
    “Revolutions are not made for export.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. exportare, exportatum,; ex, out+portare, to carry : cf. F. exporter,. See Port demeanor
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. exportāre, -ātumex, out of, portāre, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

No country can long import unless it also exports, or can long export unless it also imports.
"On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation" by David Ricardo
The export trade in the latter to India and eastern ports is very considerable.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 7" by Various
EXPORTS OF OPIUM TO VARIOUS COUNTRIES.
"The Opium Monopoly" by Ellen Newbold La Motte
Rabbit skins of fine texture are dressed and exported.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
Its bark contains a large percentage of tannin, and is exported in large quantities.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
There are salt-mines and beds of iron-ore, which is worked and exported.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
It exports salt, oil, honey, &c. Pop.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
The chief exports are timber (very largely exported to Great Britain), wood-pulp, sealskins and felspar.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5" by Various
France, Italy, and Spain exported to Panama smaller quantities.
"The Panama Canal" by J. Saxon Mills
Then, again, look at the exports of the United States.
"Rural Rides" by William Cobbett
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In poetry:

And furthermore—in fifty years, or sooner,
We shall export our poetry and wine;
And our brave fleet, eight frigates and a schooner,
Will sweep the seas from Zembla to the Line.
"Red Jacket" by Fitz-Greene Halleck
You ask me what it is I do. Well, actually, you know,
I'm partly a liaison man, and partly P.R.O.
Essentially, I integrate the current export drive
And basically I'm viable from ten o'clock till five.
"Executive" by Sir John Betjeman

In news:

In the past few weeks, much has been made of the fact that the United States has become a net exporter of petroleum products.
California dairying reinventing itself as a global exporter .
On Pace to Become Net Fuel Exporter Despite High Gasoline Prices at Home.
The Global Iowa Export Awards are presented by the Iowa Economic Development Authority in recognition of companies that are expanding their markets internationally.
Ethiopia's state-owned producer, said it started building 10 new factories and is inviting private investment as part of a plan to become one of the world's 10 biggest exporters of the crop.
The US is on pace to export 13 percent of its milk production in 2011 - the highest portion ever - and many overseas markets for dairy products are expected to continue growing at a faster rate than the US market.
Rankin Hobbs, CEO of KaMin LLC, was recently honored as Georgia's 2011 Small Business Exporter of the Year by the US Small Business Administration.
The winner is selected after the Department of Agriculture sorts through nearly 400 nominated export companies to determine who is making a commitment to exporting and broadening their business horizons.
Publisher of Commercial News USA, the official export promotion magazine of the US Department of Commerce.
"By design we have focused our sales effort to growing export sales as the majority of our business," said Kevin Jones, president of the company.
TAICHUNG, Taiwan (BRAIN)—Tony Lo, Giant's CEO, has been selected as the new president of the Taiwan Bicycle Exporters ' Association (TBEA).
Additionally, the agency said the company had a license to export only 1 ton of fish products a month.
According to the agency, shark fins can bring as much as $45 per kilo ($20.45 per pound) to Brazilian exporters , making it much more lucrative than selling the flesh of fish.
(NYSE Amex: CQP) thinks that the time is right to get into the LNG export market.
Cheniere estimates that it can construct liquefaction capacity comparable to liquefaction expansion economics since the Sabine Pass terminal already has many of the needed facilities for an export terminal.
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In science:

Whatever the true explanation, if we can understand on the basis of empirical arguments like this how cosmic ray protons and electrons are accelerated by shock waves and how they propagate, then we can export this understanding to the IGM.
The Phenomena of High Energy Astrophysics
In this section, we study algorithms for gathering and gluing together data from multiple paths when building XML output. A first approach is to adapt the SortedOuterUnion method for exporting relational data in XML, to a path-partitioned setting with structural IDs.
Path Summaries and Path Partitioning in Modern XML Databases
The goal of this section, established in Lemma 6.10, is to show that stabilizing V ∪S W in a horizontal component produces tubes which can be exported into neighboring components of M cut along Θ′ .
Stabilizations of Heegaard splittings of graph manifolds
The monitored values are exported to clients in the form of lists of items.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
Later on the exports will be used at the sheet level to summarize and give context at that level. More review effort will be spent of those sheets with more formulas and more unique formulas.
EuSpRIG 2006 Commercial Spreadsheet Review
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