Found 4 items, similar to Port.
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adj : located on the left side of a ship or aircraft [syn: larboard
n 1: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise
can enter or leave a country
2: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal [syn: port wine
3: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing
through [syn: embrasure
4: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the
bow or nose [syn: larboard
] [ant: starboard
5: (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the
hardware and associated circuitry that links one device
with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive
or other peripherals) [syn: interface
v 1: transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that
links connecting ports
2: put or turn on the left side, of a ship; “port the helm”
3: bring to port; “the captain ported the ship at night”
4: land at or reach a port; “The ship finally ported”
5: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; “The big
ship was slowly porting”
6: carry, bear, convey, or bring; “The small canoe could be
7: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body,
especially of weapons; “port a rifle”
8: drink port; “We were porting all in the club after dinner”
English → English
, n. [From Oporto, in Portugal, i. e., ? porto the
port, L. portus. See Port
A dark red or purple astringent wine made in Portugal. It
contains a large percentage of alcohol.
, n. [F. port, fr. porter to carry, L. portare, prob.
akin to E. fare, v. See Port
harbor, and cf. Comport
The manner in which a person bears himself; deportment;
carriage; bearing; demeanor; hence, manner or style of
living; as, a proud port. --Spenser.
And of his port as meek as is a maid. --Chaucer.
The necessities of pomp, grandeur, and a suitable port
in the world. --South.
, n. [AS. port, L. portus: cf. F. port. See Farm
, and 1st, 3d, & 4h Port
1. A place where ships may ride secure from storms; a
sheltered inlet, bay, or cove; a harbor; a haven. Used
Peering in maps for ports and piers and roads.
We are in port if we have Thee. --Keble.
2. In law and commercial usage, a harbor where vessels are
admitted to discharge and receive cargoes, from whence
they depart and where they finish their voyages.
. See under Free
(a) A boom. See Boom
, 4, also Bar
(b) A bar, as of sand, at the mouth of, or in, a port.
(Com.), charges, as wharfage, etc., to which a
ship or its cargo is subjected in a harbor.
Port of entry
, a harbor where a customhouse is established
for the legal entry of merchandise.
(Law), a payment made for the privilege of
bringing goods into port.
, the officer in charge of a port; a harbor
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ported
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. porter, L. portare to carry. See Port
1. To carry; to bear; to transport. [Obs.]
They are easily ported by boat into other shires.
2. (Mil.) To throw, as a musket, diagonally across the body,
with the lock in front, the right hand grasping the small
of the stock, and the barrel sloping upward and crossing
the point of the left shoulder; as, to port arms.
Began to hem him round with ported spears. --Milton.
, a position in the manual of arms, executed as
, 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.
, n. [Etymology uncertain.] (Naut.)
The larboard or left side of a ship (looking from the stern
toward the bow); as, a vessel heels to port. See Note
. Also used adjectively.
, v. t. (Naut.)
To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; --
said of the helm, and used chiefly in the imperative, as a
command; as, port your helm.