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Definition: Exhaust port
, n. [F. porte, L. porta, akin to portus; cf. AS.
porte, fr. L. porta. See Port
a harbor, and cf. Porte
1. A passageway; an opening or entrance to an inclosed place;
a gate; a door; a portal. [Archaic]
Him I accuse
The city ports by this hath entered. --Shak.
Form their ivory port the cherubim
Forth issuing. --Milton.
2. (Naut.) An opening in the side of a vessel; an embrasure
through which cannon may be discharged; a porthole; also,
the shutters which close such an opening.
Her ports being within sixteen inches of the water.
3. (Mach.) A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid,
as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the
interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in
a valve seat, or valve face.
, Bridle port
, etc. See under Air
(Naut.), a bar to secure the ports of a ship in a
(Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the
portholes of a vessel.
, & Exhaust port
(Steam Engine), the ports of
the cylinder communicating with the valve or valves, for
the entrance or exit of the steam, respectively.
, a. [L. exhaustus, p. p.]
1. Drained; exhausted; having expended or lost its energy.
2. Pertaining to steam, air, gas, etc., that is released from
the cylinder of an engine after having preformed its work.
, a forced draught produced by drawing air
through a place, as through a furnace, instead of blowing
, a fan blower so arranged as to produce an
exhaust draught, or to draw air or gas out of a place, as
out of a room in ventilating it.
, Exhaust orifice
(Steam Engine), the blast
orifice or nozzle.
(Steam Engine), the pipe that conveys exhaust
steam from the cylinder to the atmosphere or to the
(Steam Engine), the opening, in the cylinder
or valve, by which the exhaust steam escapes.
(Milling), a machine for sorting grains,
or purifying middlings by an exhaust draught. --Knight.
(Steam Engine), steam which is allowed to
escape from the cylinder after having been employed to
produce motion of the piston.
(Steam Engine), a valve that lets exhaust
steam escape out of a cylinder.