- 1. port, geographic point, geographical point
- usage: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
- 2. port, port wine, fortified wine
- usage: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
- 3. port, embrasure, porthole, opening
- usage: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
- 4. larboard, port, side
- usage: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
- 5. interface, port, computer circuit
- usage: (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)
- 1. port, turn
- usage: put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"
- 2. port
- usage: bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
- 3. port, land, set down
- usage: land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
- 4. port, turn
- usage: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"
- 5. port, transport, carry
- usage: carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"
- 6. port, transport, carry
- usage: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
- 7. port, drink, booze, fuddle
- usage: drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
- 8. port, change, alter, modify
- usage: modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform
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- 1. port, larboard, left (vs. right)
- usage: located on the left side of a ship or aircraft
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