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Definition: Port bar Port \Port\, n. [AS. port, L. portus: cf. F. port. See Farm, v., Ford, 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 also figuratively. [1913 Webster] Peering in maps for ports and piers and roads. --Shak. [1913 Webster] We are in port if we have Thee. --Keble. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Free port. See under Free. Port bar. (Naut,) (a) A boom. See Boom, 4, also Bar, 3. (b) A bar, as of sand, at the mouth of, or in, a port. Port charges (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. Port toll (Law), a payment made for the privilege of bringing goods into port. Port warden, the officer in charge of a port; a harbor master. [1913 Webster] Port \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] [1913 Webster] Him I accuse The city ports by this hath entered. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Form their ivory port the cherubim Forth issuing. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Her ports being within sixteen inches of the water. --Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Air port, Bridle port, etc. See under Air, Bridle, etc. Port bar (Naut.), a bar to secure the ports of a ship in a gale. Port lid (Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the portholes of a vessel. Steam port, & Exhaust port (Steam Engine), the ports of the cylinder communicating with the valve or valves, for the entrance or exit of the steam, respectively. [1913 Webster]
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