port: Meaning and Definition of
- a city, town, or other place where ships load or unload.
- a place along a coast in which ships may take refuge from storms; harbor.
- Also calledany place where persons and merchandise are allowed to pass, by water or land, into and out of a country and where customs officers are stationed to inspect or appraise imported goods.
- a geographical area that forms a harbor: the largest port on the eastern seaboard.
- an airport.
- the left-hand side of a vessel or aircraft, facing forward.
- pertaining to or designating port.
- located on the left side of a vessel or aircraft.
- to turn or shift to the port, or left, side.
- any of a class of very sweet wines, mostly dark-red, originally from Portugal.
- to create a new version of (an application program) to run on a different hardware platform (sometimes fol. by over).
- to carry (a rifle or other weapon) with both hands, in a slanting direction across the front of the body, with the barrel or like part near the left shoulder.
- the position of a rifle or other weapon when ported.
- manner of bearing oneself; carriage or deportment.
- port (Thesaurus)
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