Definition of Portals. Meaning of Portals. Synonyms of Portals

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Definition of Portals

Portal
Portal 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. --Milton. From out the fiery portal of the east. --Shak. 2. (Arch.) (a) The lesser gate, where there are two of different dimensions. (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 church. 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
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 artery. Note: Portal is applied to other veins which break up into capillaries; as, the renal portal veins in the frog.

Meaning of Portals from wikipedia

- (architecture), a monumental gate or door, or the extremities (ends) of a tunnel Portals in fiction, magical or technological doorways that connect two locations...
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- multiple portals, perhaps to every parallel world in existence. Portals are similar to the cosmological concept of a wormhole, and some portals work using...
- network before they are granted broader access to network resources. Captive portals are commonly used to present a landing or log-in page which may require...
- device GPS to locate and interact with "portals" which are in proximity to the player's real-world location. The portals are physical points of interest where...
- Biography Geography History Mathematics Science Society Technology All portals Community portalBulletin board, projects, resources and activities covering...
- Patient portals are healthcare-related online applications that allow patients to interact and communicate with their healthcare providers, such as physicians...
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- Portals of Grace is the first solo release from Azam Ali. Prior to this album, she had released music with the group VAS. L****e Pour Quoi (Anon. early...
- physics allows kinetic energy to be retained through portals, requiring creative use of portals to maneuver through the test chambers. This gameplay element...
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