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Definition of Ports
PortPort Port, n. [AS. port, L. portus: cf. F. port. See Farm,
v., Ford, and 1st, 3d, & 4h Port.]
1. A place where ships may ride secure from storms; a
sheltered inlet, bay, or cove; a harbor; a haven. Used
also figuratively. 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. PortPort Port, n. [From Oporto, in Portugal, i. e., ? porto the
port, L. portus. See Port harbor.]
A dark red or purple astringent wine made in Portugal. It
contains a large percentage of alcohol.
Port Port, v. t. (Naut.)
To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; --
said of the helm, and used chiefly in the imperative, as a
command; as, port your helm.
PortPort Port, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ported; p. pr. & vb. n.
Porting.] [F. porter, L. portare to carry. See Port
1. To carry; to bear; to transport. [Obs.]
They are easily ported by boat into other shires.
2. (Mil.) To throw, as a musket, diagonally across the body,
with the lock in front, the right hand grasping the small
of the stock, and the barrel sloping upward and crossing
the point of the left shoulder; as, to port arms.
Began to hem him round with ported spears. --Milton.
Port arms, a position in the manual of arms, executed as
above. PortPort Port, n. [F. port, fr. porter to carry, L. portare, prob.
akin to E. fare, v. See Port harbor, and cf. Comport,
The manner in which a person bears himself; deportment;
carriage; bearing; demeanor; hence, manner or style of
living; as, a proud port. --Spenser.
And of his port as meek as is a maid. --Chaucer.
The necessities of pomp, grandeur, and a suitable port
in the world. --South. PortPort Port, n. [Etymology uncertain.] (Naut.)
The larboard or left side of a ship (looking from the stern
toward the bow); as, a vessel heels to port. See Note under
Larboard. Also used adjectively.
Meaning of Ports from wikipedia
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