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Meaning of port

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adj 1: located on the left side of a ship or aircraft [syn:
             {port}, {larboard}]
      n 1: a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise
           can enter or leave a country
      2: sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal [syn:
         {port}, {port wine}]
      3: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing
         through [syn: {port}, {embrasure}, {porthole}]
      4: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard
         and facing the bow or nose [syn: {larboard}, {port}] [ant:
      5: (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) [syn: {interface}, {port}]
      v 1: put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"
      2: bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
      3: land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
      4: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship
         was slowly porting"
      5: carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be
         ported easily"
      6: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body,
         especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
      7: drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
      8: modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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