port

port
1. noun /poʊɹt,pɔːɹt,pɔːt/
a) A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.

And whan he cam to the porte of the pavelon, Sir Palomydes seyde an hyghe, ‘Where art thou, Sir Trystram de Lyones?’

b) A town or city containing such a place.

Him I accuse/The city ports by this hath enterd — , (1623),

Syn: harbour, haven, harbour city, harbour town, larboard, left
2. adjective /poʊɹt,pɔːɹt,pɔːt/
Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel.

on the port side

Syn: larboard, left
3. verb /poʊɹt,pɔːɹt,pɔːt/
a) To hold or carry (a weapon) with both hands so that it lays diagonally across the front of the body, with the barrel or similar part near the left shoulder and the right hand grasping the small of the stock; or, to throw (the weapon) into this position on command.

They are easily ported by boat into other shires. — , The History of the Worthies of England

b) To adapt, modify, or create a new version of, a program so that it works on a different platform; to adapt a console video game title to be sold and played on another brand of console.

Port arms!

Syn: porto, port wine

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  • port — Ⅰ. port [1] ► NOUN 1) a town or city with a harbour. 2) a harbour. ● any port in a storm Cf. ↑any port in a storm ● port of call Cf. ↑p …   English terms dictionary

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  • Port — 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] [1913 Webster] Him I accuse The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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