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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