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Definition of Portal
PortalPortal Por"tal, n. [OF. portal, F. portail, LL. portale, fr.
L. porta a gate. See Port a gate.]
1. A door or gate; hence, a way of entrance or exit,
especially one that is grand and imposing.
Thick with sparkling orient gems The portal shone.
From out the fiery portal of the east. --Shak.
(a) The lesser gate, where there are two of different
(b) Formerly, a small square corner in a room separated
from the rest of the apartment by wainscoting, forming
a short passage to another apartment.
(c) By analogy with the French portail, used by recent
writers for the whole architectural composition which
surrounds and includes the doorways and porches of a
3. (Bridge Building) The space, at one end, between opposite
trusses when these are terminated by inclined braces.
4. A prayer book or breviary; a portass. [Obs.]
Portal bracing (Bridge Building), a combination of struts
and ties which lie in the plane of the inclined braces at
a portal, serving to transfer wind pressure from the upper
parts of the trusses to an abutment or pier of the bridge.
Portal Por"tal, a. (Anat.)
Of or pertaining to a porta, especially the porta of the
liver; as, the portal vein, which enters the liver at the
porta, and divides into capillaries after the manner of an
Note: Portal is applied to other veins which break up into
capillaries; as, the renal portal veins in the frog.
Meaning of Portal from wikipedia
may also refer
(series), two video games developed
by Valve Portal
(video game), a 2007 video
game, the first
in the series Portal
2 is a 2011 puzzle-platform video
for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, PlayStation
3, and Xbox 360. The digital
- A web portal
is a specially designed website
that brings information
sources, like emails, online forums
is a 2007 puzzle-platform game developed
by Valve. It was released
in a bundle, The Orange
Box, for Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation...
is a series
of first-person puzzle-platform video games developed
by Valve. Set in the Half-Life universe, the two main games
in the series, Portal...
- The portal
vein or hepatic portal
vein (HPV) is a blood vessel
that carries blood
from the gastrointestinal
tract, gallbladder, pancreas
- A captive portal
is a web page accessed
with a web browser
that is displa**** to newly connected users
of a Wi-Fi or wired network before
they are granted...
- Robert Portal
is an English
for his role as Paul Critchley
on the BBC television series
(2006) and as...
- The Portal
Act of 1947 (29 USC §§251-262) was an Act of Congress
on United States labor
law, p****ed to limit
the remedies available
in the Fair...
- The Portal
to: The Portal
(Antarctica), a mountain
p**** in the Ross Dependency
(community center), a defunct community center
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