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Definition of Bridle port
Bridle portPort Port, n. [F. porte, L. porta, akin to portus; cf. AS.
porte, fr. L. porta. See Port a harbor, and cf. Porte.]
1. A passageway; an opening or entrance to an inclosed place;
a gate; a door; a portal. [Archaic]
Him I accuse The city ports by this hath entered.
Form their ivory port the cherubim Forth issuing.
2. (Naut.) An opening in the side of a vessel; an embrasure
through which cannon may be discharged; a porthole; also,
the shutters which close such an opening.
Her ports being within sixteen inches of the water.
3. (Mach.) A passageway in a machine, through which a fluid,
as steam, water, etc., may pass, as from a valve to the
interior of the cylinder of a steam engine; an opening in
a valve seat, or valve face.
Air port, Bridle port, etc. See under Air, Bridle,
Port bar (Naut.), a bar to secure the ports of a ship in a
Port lid (Naut.), a lid or hanging for closing the
portholes of a vessel.
Steam port, & Exhaust port (Steam Engine), the ports of
the cylinder communicating with the valve or valves, for
the entrance or exit of the steam, respectively. Bridle portBridle Bri"dle, n. [OE. bridel, AS. bridel; akin to OHG.
britil, brittil, D. breidel, and possibly to E. braid. Cf.
1. The head gear with which a horse is governed and
restrained, consisting of a headstall, a bit, and reins,
with other appendages.
2. A restraint; a curb; a check. --I. Watts.
3. (Gun.) The piece in the interior of a gun lock, which
holds in place the tumbler, sear, etc.
(a) A span of rope, line, or chain made fast as both ends,
so that another rope, line, or chain may be attached
to its middle.
(b) A mooring hawser.
Bowline bridle. See under Bowline.
Branches of a bridle. See under Branch.
Bridle cable (Naut.), a cable which is bent to a bridle.
See 4, above.
Bridle hand, the hand which holds the bridle in riding; the
Bridle path, Bridle way, a path or way for saddle horses
and pack horses, as distinguished from a road for
Bridle port (Naut.), a porthole or opening in the bow
through which hawsers, mooring or bridle cables, etc., are
Bridle rein, a rein attached to the bit.
(a) Same as Bridle path. --Lowell.
(b) A road in a pleasure park reserved for horseback
Bridle track, a bridle path.
Scolding bridle. See Branks, 2.
Syn: A check; restrain.
Meaning of Bridle port from wikipedia
- The Bridle
Path is an upscale residential neighbourhood
York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, that is characterized
- A double bridle
, also called
a full bridle
or Weymouth bridle
, is a bridle
that has two bits and four reins
"double reins"). One bit...
- The Bridle
Path is a steep
rim of the Lyttelton volcano connecting
with the city of...
the most comfortable adjustment
of bit location
and control. The bit, bridle
and reins function together
to give control
of the horse's head to the rider...
- War. The design provided
for 16 gunports
(8 per side, excluding
) but one pair was initially
left unoccupied, and the ships
- In this respect
bit functions similar
to a double bridle
, and like a double bridle
has "double" reins: a set of curb reins
and a set...
- also once referred
to "a curved
part of a bridle
-bit, ****ing over the tongue
of the horse", (now the port
of a curb bit) and though
- The bit shank
is the side piece
or ch****piece of a curb bit, part of the bridle
, used when riding
on horses. The bit shank allows leverage
to be added
- double bridle
. It is an English style
with a straight
shank. The mouthpiece
can be one of numerous
styles, but usually
it is solid, with a low port
- Restricted Availability
– waist catapult bridle catcher
removed. June 1983 to July 1984 – Complex Overhaul
– forward port sponson
added; 3 Mk-25 BPDMs
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