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Definitions of port:
  • noun:   an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
  • noun:   sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
  • noun:   a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  • noun:   (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)
  • noun:   the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
  • verb:   bring to port
    Example: "The captain ported the ship at night"
  • verb:   put or turn on the left side, of a ship
    Example: "Port the helm"
  • verb:   transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that links connecting ports
  • verb:   drink port
    Example: "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
  • verb:   carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons
    Example: "Port a rifle"
  • verb:   carry, bear, convey, or bring
    Example: "The small canoe could be ported easily"
  • verb:   turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship
    Example: "The big ship was slowly porting"
  • verb:   land at or reach a port
    Example: "The ship finally ported"
  • adjective:   located on the left side of a ship or aircraft
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #11000)

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See port used in context: 84 poetry verses, 13 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 346 definitions

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