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 (ĭk-spôrt′, ĕk′spôrt′)
v. ex·port·ed, ex·port·ing, ex·ports
1. To send or transport (a commodity, for example) abroad, especially for trade or sale.
2. To cause the spread of (an idea, for example) in another part of the world; transmit.
3. Computers
a. To send (data) from one program to another: "You'll need to export your spreadsheet file into a desktop publishing program" (Jon Pepper).
b. To use an application to store (data) on disk, usually for use by another program.
To send or transport abroad merchandise, especially for sale or trade.
n. (ĕk′spôrt′)

[Middle English exsport, from Latin exportāre : ex-, ex- + portāre, to carry; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·port′a·bil′i·ty n.
ex·port′a·ble adj.
ex·port′er n.
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Finally, the last specification presented in column (4) includes a market competition measure (measured by international exportability, EXPORT DUMMY).
"Comparatively high cow prices against continental supplies have limited trade in recent months, sounding a warning for future exportability," said Mr Topliff.
The show's guaranteed exportability is even predicted by the eagerly enterprising Dave, when he tells the girls after seeing their act, "Youse have got the talent to go international!"
It should be noted that the Lockheed Martin/ Boeing F-22 Raptor has not been included in this list, although it is due to obtain IOC in 2005, exportability issues will make it extremely difficult to market, as will its high acquisition cost.
Basically, exportability of EW systems from the US, according to one industry source, involves three considerations: transfer of technology and know-how, transfer of military capability, and general political and national-security concerns.
More specifically, Zodrow evaluates the two options in terms of economic efficiency, fairness, administrative simplicity, and tax exportability. He also considers two possible alternatives to the sales and income taxes--increased reliance on user charges and adopting a tax on consumption with minimally progressive features.
Vendors and users alike encounter a great deal of uncertainty regarding rules, time lines, and the criteria used in making decisions about the exportability of particular products.
State legislatures must take into consideration the incidence and exportability of severance taxes on coal when setting tax rates.
Obtaining a license for these restricted encryption products includes a review of the product by the National Security Agency to determine its exportability. According to Allan Suchinsky, Chief of Electronic and Combat Systems Licensing at the Office of Defense Trade Controls at the Department of State, this process normally takes between one and six weeks.
The Minister of State said the government was also supporting industry through international organization to provide free assistance in technical and non-technical issues to enhance the competence and exportability of the engineering sector.
The charges relate to an incident during the Defence Procurement, Research, Technology and Exportability event held at the Motorpoint Arena on March 27.