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    port - Dictionary definition and meaning for word port

    Definition
    (noun) a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country Definition
    (noun) sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
    Synonyms : port wine
    Definition
    (noun) an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
    Synonyms : embrasure , porthole
    Definition
    (noun) the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
    Synonyms : larboard
    Definition
    (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)
    Synonyms : interface
    Definition
    (verb) put or turn on the left side, of a ship
    Example Sentence
    • port the helm
    Definition
    (verb) bring to port
    Example Sentence
    • the captain ported the ship at night
    Definition
    (verb) land at or reach a port
    Example Sentence
    • The ship finally ported
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    (verb) turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship
    Example Sentence
    • The big ship was slowly porting
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    (verb) carry, bear, convey, or bring
    Example Sentence
    • The small canoe could be ported easily
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    (verb) carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons
    Example Sentence
    • port a rifle
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    (verb) drink port
    Example Sentence
    • We were porting all in the club after dinner
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    (verb) modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform Definition
    (adj) located on the left side of a ship or aircraft
    Synonyms : larboard
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