Associations to the word «Port»

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PORT, noun. A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.
PORT, noun. A town or city containing such a place, a port city.
PORT, noun. (nautical) (uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel, including aircraft, when one is facing the front. Port does not change based on the orientation of the person aboard the craft.
PORT, adjective. (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel.
PORT, verb. (nautical) (transitive) (chiefly imperative) To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; said of the helm.
PORT, noun. (now Scotland) (historical) An entryway or gate.
PORT, noun. An opening or doorway in the side of a ship, especially for boarding or loading; an embrasure through which a cannon may be discharged; a porthole.
PORT, noun. (curling) (bowls) A space between two stones wide enough for a delivered stone or bowl to pass through.
PORT, noun. An opening where a connection (such as a pipe) is made.
PORT, noun. (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred. on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Computer port (hardware)
PORT, noun. (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted.
PORT, verb. (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport. See porter.
PORT, verb. (military) To hold or carry (a weapon) with both hands so that it lays diagonally across the front of the body, with the barrel or similar part near the left shoulder and the right hand grasping the small of the stock; or, to throw (the weapon) into this position on command.
PORT, verb. (computing) (video games) To adapt, modify, or create a new version of, a program so that it works on a different platform. on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Porting
PORT, verb. (telephony) To carry or transfer an existing telephone number from one telephone service provider to another.
PORT, noun. Something used to carry a thing, especially a frame for wicks in candle-making.
PORT, noun. (archaic) The manner in which a person carries himself; bearing; deportment; carriage. See also portance.
PORT, noun. (military) The position of a weapon when ported; a rifle position executed by throwing the weapon diagonally across the front of the body, with the right hand grasping the small of the stock and the barrel sloping upward and crossing the point of the left shoulder.
PORT, noun. (computing) A program that has been adapted, modified, or recoded so that it works on a different platform from the one for which it was created; the act of this adapting.
PORT, noun. (computing) (BSD) A set of files used to build and install a binary executable file from the source code of an application.
PORT, noun. A type of very sweet fortified wine, mostly dark red, traditionally made in Portugal.
PORT, noun. (Australia) (Queensland) (northern New South Wales and elsewhere) (colloquial) A suitcase, particularly a schoolbag.
PORT, proper noun. (Police) (AU) Abbreviation of Public Order Response Team.
PORT ARMS, verb. (military) (usually as imperative) To carry one's personal firearm diagonally in front of the body.
PORT BLAIR, proper noun. Capital of the union territory of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India).
PORT CITIES, noun. Plural of port city
PORT CITY, noun. A city built around a port, for its defence, to provide infrastructural support, or as parasitic urban sprawl.
PORT DICKSON, proper noun. A town and district in Malaysia
PORT ELIZABETH, proper noun. Port of Eastern Cape, South Africa
PORT ERIN, proper noun. A town on the Isle of Man.
PORT FORWARDING, noun. (computing) (Internet) The forwarding of a network port from one device to another; especially, such forwarding when done to provide an external user with access to a port on a private IP address.
PORT HARCOURT, proper noun. A large city in Nigeria, the capital of Rivers State.
PORT HARCOURTIAN, noun. Alternative form of Harcourtian
PORT HARCOURTIANS, proper noun. Plural of Port Harcourtian
PORT LOUIS, proper noun. The capital of Mauritius.
PORT MORESBY, proper noun. The capital of Papua New Guinea.
PORT OF CALL, noun. (nautical) any port (except its home port) being visited by a ship, especially to load or unload cargo or passengers or to take on supplies
PORT OF CALL, noun. (figuratively) A place visited.
PORT OF ENTRY, noun. A harbor, airport, or border crossing where goods or immigrants enter a country.
PORT OF ENTRY, noun. The location or mechanism by which a foreign entity gains entry into the body or self.
PORT OF SPAIN, proper noun. The capital of Trinidad and Tobago.
PORT ST MARY, proper noun. A town on the Isle of Man.
PORT WINE, noun. A type of fortified wine traditionally made in Portugal.
PORT WINES, noun. Plural of port wine

Dictionary definition

PORT, noun. A place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.
PORT, noun. Sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal.
PORT, noun. An opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through.
PORT, noun. The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose.
PORT, 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).
PORT, verb. Put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm".
PORT, verb. Bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night".
PORT, verb. Land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported".
PORT, verb. Turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting".
PORT, verb. Carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily".
PORT, verb. Carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle".
PORT, verb. Drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner".
PORT, verb. Modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform.
PORT, adjective. Located on the left side of a ship or aircraft.

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