exportation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n exportation the commercial activity of selling and shipping goods to a foreign country
    • n exportation 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
    • Exportation Commodity exported; an export.
    • Exportation The act of carrying out.
    • Exportation The act of exporting; the act of conveying or sending commodities abroad or to another country, in the course of commerce.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Australia is a major exporter of camels
    • n exportation The act of carrying out or taking away.
    • n exportation Specifically The act of conveying or sending to a distance, especially to another state or country, commodities in the course of commerce.
    • n exportation The thing or things exported.
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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.
    • ns Exportation act of exporting, or of conveying goods from one country to another
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Quotations

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

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. exportatio,: cf. F. exporation,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. exportāre, -ātumex, out of, portāre, to carry.

Usage

In literature:

Exports continue on a certain scale all through the year, but, like imports, are heavier at some times than others.
"Elements of Foreign Exchange" by Franklin Escher
Limes and oranges can be cultivated and the fruit can be easily packed for export; at present the production does not meet the local market.
"The Hawaiian Islands" by The Department of Foreign Affairs
There was necessary an effective control of exports.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
That state alone could feed the entire population of the United States and then have an excess product left for export to other countries!
"Where Half The World Is Waking Up" by Clarence Poe
As is to be expected, the collecting and exporting of the cottons grown in this district are done at Bombay.
"The Story of the Cotton Plant" by Frederick Wilkinson
The total of these figures classes the rug export in the very first order of exports.
"Rugs: Oriental and Occidental, Antique & Modern" by Rosa Belle Holt
Lee, Mason, and Washington proposed a ban on tobacco exports as well, but lost.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
If intended for exportation, the fruit is gathered green; if for canning purposes, the riper it is the better.
"Due South or Cuba Past and Present" by Maturin M. Ballou
In times of peace she raises each year more than she can herself consume and is an exporter of food-stuffs.
"The Note-Book of an Attache" by Eric Fisher Wood
The marks are the same as those found all through Istria, Dalmatia, and the islands, proving a large export trade.
"The Shores of the Adriatic" by F. Hamilton Jackson
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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:

Dubai's status as the preferred re-export hub for Chinese traders is the biggest opportunity for financial firms, bankers say, as China begins to liberalise its currency and aims to position the yuan as an alternative to the US dollar.
DONGGUAN, China — China's export juggernaut is not unstoppable: Just ask Lawrence Yen, president of Woodworth Wooden Industries.
The recall affects 2007-2010 Chevrolet Malibus, Pontiac G6s and Saturn Auras in the US, Canada and Mexico as well as a small number of exports.
Although the Hives aren't among Sweden's most prolific exporters of music, they are its premier exporters of swagger.
Estonia's industrial output shrank in May from a year earlier at the slowest pace in three months, as improving domestic demand partly offset the weakening export demand.
Shale development to lead to ethylene exports.
Shale development to boost US ethylene exports.
Since passage of a free trade agreement with the United States five years ago, Costa Rica has had more success exporting than any country in the region.
Despite industry fears for exports, Berlin believes the German economic recovery is robust enough to handle a strong euro.
The Mittelstand - one German product that may not be exportable .
Ukraine Increases Exportable Wheat Surplus, UkrAgroConsult Says.
New Rule Could Halt Parts Exportation .
HVACR Directory & Source Guide: Exporter Listings.
Less than a decade ago, Argentina was an exporter of oil and natural gas.
Russia, the world's largest energy exporting nation, had set aside its efforts to extract oil and natural gas from tight rocks because it had other reservoirs that were easier to tap.
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In science:

Unfortunately, TEXmacs is still quite power-hungry, and the amount of rendering functionality exported to Scheme was too small to build such a system on top of it for a long time (this may have changed by now).
A novel approach to symbolic algebra
ED for Ns ≤ 6 and exported to larger Ns values where the full ED is not feasible.
Solving Dynamical Mean-Field Theory at very low temperature using Lanczos Exact Diagonalization
It may seem a surprising fact that the results in , published in 1987, have not been exported previously to the hyperbolic space, because (as we remark above) they are based on a very natural idea from elementary hyperbolic geometry.
Volume preserving mean curvature flow in the Hyperbolic space
Finally, the total electric field of the antenna will be exported.
"D-Dimond1", Prototype Antenna RGA-05
The aim of the theoretical analysis is to export the mathematical formula of the 2dimensional radiation pattern (2D) of the antenna projected at the three main planes xOy, yOz, zOx as well as the 3-dimensional (3D) radiation pattern for the specific central frequency at 1111 [MHz].
"D-Dimond1", Prototype Antenna RGA-05
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