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  Definition of port
  1. (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)
  2. the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
  3. an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
  4. sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
  5. a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  6. drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
  7. carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
  8. carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"
  9. turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"
  10. land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
  11. bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
  12. put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"
  13. transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that links connecting ports
  14. located on the left side of a ship or aircraft
Similar Words: interface, larboard, embrasure, porthole, port wine

 

Hyponyms: parallel interface, parallel port, serial port, small computer system interface, SCSI, entrepot, transshipment center, free port, home port, outport, port of entry, point of entry, seaport, haven, harbor, harbour, treaty port, Durres, Durazzo, Algiers, Algerian capital, Annaba, Oran, Luanda, Angolan capital, Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina, Antofagasta, Valparaiso, Guangzhou, Kuangchou, Kwangchow, Canton, Lushun, Port Arthur, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Barranquilla, Cartagena, Colon, Aspinwall, Acapulco, Acapulco de Juarez, Mazatlan, Tampico, Veracruz, Santiago de Cuba, Santiago, Montego Bay, Bridgetown, capital of Barbados, Cotonou, Arhus, Aarhus, Aalborg, Alborg, Djibouti, capital of Djibouti, Oslo, Christiania, capital of Norway, Bergen, Stavanger, Trondheim, Nidaros, Malmo, Goteborg, Goeteborg, Gothenburg, Hannover, Hanover, Massawa, Helsinki, Helsingfors, capital of Finland, Finnish capital, Mariehamn, Maarianhamina, Corinth, Korinthos, Patras, Patrai, Thessaloniki, Salonika, Salonica, Thessalonica, Acre, Akko, Akka, Accho, Haifa, Jaffa, Joppa, Yafo, Naples, Napoli, Messina, Brindisi, La Spezia, Palermo, Dubrovnik, Ragusa, Victoria, Vancouver, Saint John, St. John, Saint John's, St. John's, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, Hobart, Chittagong, Antwerpen, Antwerp, Anvers, Gent, Gand, Ghent, Belem, Para, Feliz Lusitania, Santa Maria de Belem, St. Mary of Bethlehem, Natal, Recife, Pernambuco, Santos, Sao Paulo, Hull, Kingston-upon Hull, Liverpool, Bristol, Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Portsmouth, Pompey, Dublin, Irish capital, capital of Ireland, Cork, Galway, Limerick, Waterford, Ayr, Glasgow, Newport, Swansea, Alexandria, El Iskandriyah, Cairo, Al Qahira, El Qahira, Egyptian capital, capital of Egypt, Semarang, Samarang, Abadan, Basra, Basia, Osaka, Yokohama, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Kisumu, Mombasa, Bordeaux, Brest, Calais, Cannes, Cherbourg, Le Havre, Marseille, Marseilles, Nantes, Banjul, capital of Gambia, Conakry, Konakri, capital of Guinea, Georgetown, Stabroek, Reykjavik, capital of Iceland, Inchon, Incheon, Chemulpo, Pusan, Tripoli, Tarabulus Ash-Sham, Trablous, Sur, Tyre, Monrovia, Liberian capital, capital of Liberia, Benghazi, Port Louis, Casablanca, Beira, Auckland, Lagos, Muscat, Masqat, capital of Oman, Asuncion, capital of Paraguay, Gdansk, Danzig, Lisbon, Lisboa, capital of Portugal, Porto, Oporto, Setubal, Doha, Bida, El Beda, capital of Qatar, Castries, Pago Pago, Pango Pango, Jeddah, Jed'dah, Jiddah, Jidda, Dakar, capital of Senegal, capital of Seychelles, Freetown, capital of Sierra Leone, Mogadishu, Mogadiscio, capital of Somalia, Cape Town, Durban, Murmansk, Rostov, Rostov on Don, Rostov na Donu, Tallinn, Tallin, capital of Estonia, Riga, capital of Latvia, Dneprodzerzhinsk, Odessa, Odesa, Baku, capital of Azerbaijan, Barcelona, Cadiz, Malaga, Sevilla, Seville, Port Sudan, Paramaribo, capital of Suriname, Bangkok, capital of Thailand, Krung Thep, Tunis, capital of Tunisia, Sousse, Susa, Susah, Antalya, Adalia, Izmir, Smyrna, Dubai, Mobile, Valdez, Oakland, Bridgeport, Savannah, Honolulu, capital of Hawaii, Hawaiian capital, Chicago, Windy City, Baltimore, Alpena, Detroit, Motor City, Motown, Duluth, Saint Louis, St. Louis, Gateway to the West, Charleston, Houston, Newport News, Norfolk, Cuidad Bolivar, Cumana, Maracaibo, Haiphong, Aden, Hodeida, Al-Hudaydah, Mukalla, Al-Mukalla

 

Derivational Morphology: port wine, porter, portage, larboard, interface

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 港口   Dutch: haven and havenstad  
Estonian: sadam   Finnish: satama  
French: port   German: Hafen and Hafenstadt  
Greek: πόρτο and λιμάνι   Hungarian: kikötő and kikötőváros  
Ido: portuo   Italian: città portuale and porto  
Japanese:   Korean: 항구  
Malayalam: തുറമുഖം   Polish: miasto portowe and port  
Portuguese: porto   Russian: порт  
Spanish: puerto   Swedish: hamn and hamnstad  
Telugu: ఓడరేవు  
 
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