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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 4
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Named from Portuguese Oporto, a city in Portugal from whence the wines were originally shipped. NOUN PORT (_plural_ PORTS) Wikipedia * A type of very sweet fortified wine, mostly dark red, traditionally made in Portugal. SYNONYMS * (fortified wine): porto, port wine TRANSLATIONS

Named from Portuguese Oporto, a city in Portugal from whence the wines were originally shipped.

Noun

port (plural ports)

Wikipedia

  1. A type of very sweet fortified wine, mostly dark red, traditionally made in Portugal.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /poəɹt/, /pɔːɹt/, /pɔːt/ * Rhymes: -ɔː(r)t

  • IPA(key): /poəɹt/, /pɔːɹt/, /pɔːt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)t

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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From Old English _port_, from Latin _portus_ (“port, harbour”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European _*pértus_ (“crossing”) (and thus distantly cognate with _ford_). NOUN PORT (_plural_ PORTS) Wikipedia * A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers. * Shakespeare peering in maps for PORTS and piers and roads * A town or city containing such a place. * (nautical, uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel, including aircraft, when one is facing the front. Port does not change based on the orientation of the person aboard the craft. SYNONYMS * (place where ships dock): harbour, haven * (town or city containing such a place): harbour city, harbour town, port city * (left-hand side of a vessel): larboard, left ANTONYMS * (right-hand side of a vessel): starboard DERIVED TERMS * airport, seaport, spaceport * port authority, port of call, first port of call * Newport * outport TRANSLATIONS ADJECTIVE PORT (_not comparable_) * (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel. _on the PORT side_ SYNONYMS * larboard, left ANTONYMS * starboard TRANSLATIONS VERB PORT (_third-person singular simple present_ PORTS, _present participle_ PORTING, _simple past and past participle_ PORTED) * (nautical, transitive, chiefly imperative) To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; said of the helm. _PORT your helm!_

From Old English port, from Latin portus (port, harbour), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pértus (crossing) (and thus distantly cognate with ford).

Noun

port (plural ports)

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  1. A place on the coast at which ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers.
  2. A town or city containing such a place.
  3. (nautical, uncountable) The left-hand side of a vessel, including aircraft, when one is facing the front. Port does not change based on the orientation of the person aboard the craft.
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port (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Of or relating to port, the left-hand side of a vessel.
    on the port side
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port (third-person singular simple present ports, present participle porting, simple past and past participle ported)

  1. (nautical, transitive, chiefly imperative) To turn or put to the left or larboard side of a ship; said of the helm.
    Port your helm!

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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From Latin _porta_ (“passage, gate”), reinforced in Middle English, from Old French _porte_. NOUN PORT (_plural_ PORTS) * (now Scotland, historical) An entryway or gate. * 1485, Thomas Malory, _Le Morte Darthur_, Book X: And whan he cam to the PORTE of the pavelon, Sir Palomydes seyde an hyghe, ‘Where art thou, Sir Trystram de Lyones?’ * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, III.1: Long were it to describe the goodly frame, / And stately PORT of Castle Joyeous [...]. _Him I accuse/The city PORTS by this hath enter'd_ — Shakespeare, _Coriolanus_ (1623), V.vi. _And from their ivory PORT the Cherubim,/Forth issuing at the accustomed hour,_ — Milton, _Paradise Lost_ (1667), book IV * An opening or doorway in the side of a ship, especially for boarding or loading; an embrasure through which a cannon may be discharged; a porthole. _...her PORTS being within sixteen inches of the water..._ — Sir W. Raleigh * (curling, bowls) A space between two stones wide enough for a delivered stone or bowl to pass through. * An opening where a connection (such as a pipe) is made. * (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred. COMPUTER PORT (HARDWARE) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Computer port (hardware) * (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted. DERIVED TERMS * porthole * chase port * sally port * (computing): port forwarding, accelerated graphics port, serial port, USB port TRANSLATIONS

From Latin porta (passage, gate), reinforced in Middle English, from Old French porte.

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port (plural ports)

  1. (now Scotland, historical) An entryway or gate.
    Him I accuse/The city ports by this hath enter'dShakespeare, Coriolanus (1623), V.vi.
    And from their ivory port the Cherubim,/Forth issuing at the accustomed hour,Milton, Paradise Lost (1667), book IV
  2. An opening or doorway in the side of a ship, especially for boarding or loading; an embrasure through which a cannon may be discharged; a porthole.
    ...her ports being within sixteen inches of the water...Sir W. Raleigh
  3. (curling, bowls) A space between two stones wide enough for a delivered stone or bowl to pass through.
  4. An opening where a connection (such as a pipe) is made.
  5. (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred. Computer port (hardware) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Computer port (hardware)
  6. (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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From Old French _porter_, from Latin _portare_ (“carry”). Akin to _transport_, _portable_. VERB PORT (_third-person singular simple present_ PORTS, _present participle_ PORTING, _simple past and past participle_ PORTED) * (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport. See _porter_. _They are easily PORTED by boat into other shires._ — Fuller, _The History of the Worthies of England_ * (military) 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. _PORT arms!_ _...the angelic squadron...began to hem him round with PORTED spears._ — Milton, _Paradise Lost_ (1667), book IV * (computing, video games) To adapt, modify, or create a new version of, a program so that it works on a different platform. PORTING (COMPUTING) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Porting * (telephony) To carry or transfer an existing telephone number from one telephone service provider to another. DERIVED TERMS * porter * portage * port-o-john, port-o-potty * portly TRANSLATIONS NOUN PORT (_plural_ PORTS) * Something used to carry a thing, especially a frame for wicks in candle-making. * (archaic) The manner in which a person carries himself; bearing; deportment; carriage. See also _portance_. * LATE 14TH C., Chaucer, _Canterbury Tales_, line 69: And of his PORT as meeke as is a mayde. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, II.iii: Those same with stately grace, and princely PORT / She taught to tread, when she her selfe would grace […] * South the necessities of pomp, grandeur, and a suitable PORT in the world * (military) The position of a weapon when ported; a rifle position executed by throwing the weapon diagonally across the front of the body, with the right hand grasping the small of the stock and the barrel sloping upward and crossing the point of the left shoulder. * (computing) A program that has been adapted, modified, or recoded so that it works on a different platform from the one for which it was created; the act of this adapting. _Gamers can't wait until a PORT of the title is released on the new system._ _The latest PORT of the database software is the worst since we made the changeover._ * (computing, BSD) A set of files used to build and install a binary executable file from the source code of an application. DERIVED TERMS * (military): at the high port TRANSLATIONS

From Old French porter, from Latin portare (carry). Akin to transport, portable.

Verb

port (third-person singular simple present ports, present participle porting, simple past and past participle ported)

  1. (obsolete) To carry, bear, or transport. See porter.
    They are easily ported by boat into other shires.Fuller, The History of the Worthies of England
  2. (military) 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.
    Port arms!
    ...the angelic squadron...began to hem him round with ported spears.Milton, Paradise Lost (1667), book IV
  3. (computing, video games) To adapt, modify, or create a new version of, a program so that it works on a different platform. Porting (computing) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Porting
  4. (telephony) To carry or transfer an existing telephone number from one telephone service provider to another.
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port (plural ports)

  1. Something used to carry a thing, especially a frame for wicks in candle-making.
  2. (archaic) The manner in which a person carries himself; bearing; deportment; carriage. See also portance.
  3. (military) The position of a weapon when ported; a rifle position executed by throwing the weapon diagonally across the front of the body, with the right hand grasping the small of the stock and the barrel sloping upward and crossing the point of the left shoulder.
  4. (computing) A program that has been adapted, modified, or recoded so that it works on a different platform from the one for which it was created; the act of this adapting.
    Gamers can't wait until a port of the title is released on the new system.
    The latest port of the database software is the worst since we made the changeover.
  5. (computing, BSD) A set of files used to build and install a binary executable file from the source code of an application.
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 5
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Abbreviation of _portmanteau_. NOUN PORT (_plural_ PORTS) * (Australia, Queensland, northern New South Wales, colloquial) A schoolbag or suitcase. * 2001, Sally de Dear, _The House on Pig Island_, page 8, As they left the classroom, Jennifer pointed at the shelves lining the veranda. “Put your PORT in there.” “What?” asked Penny. “Your PORT - your school bag, silly. It goes in there.”

Abbreviation of portmanteau.

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port (plural ports)

  1. (Australia, Queensland, northern New South Wales, colloquial) A schoolbag or suitcase.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDANISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From late Old Norse _port_, _portr_, from Latin _porta_.

From late Old Norse port, portr, from Latin porta.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDANISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /port/, [pʰoɐ̯ˀd̥]

  • IPA(key): /port/, [pʰoɐ̯ˀd̥]

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDANISH - NOUN
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PORT c (_singular definite_ PORTEN, _plural indefinite_ PORTE) * gate * gateway INFLECTION

port c (singular definite porten, plural indefinite porte)

  1. gate
  2. gateway

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDUTCH - PRONUNCIATION
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* Rhymes: -ɔrt

  • Rhymes: -ɔrt

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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Dutch - Etymology 1

From French _port_

From French port

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDUTCH - NOUN
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PORT m (_uncountable_, _diminutive_ PORTJE n) * (a glass of) port, port wine, porto

port m (uncountable, diminutive portje n)

  1. (a glass of) port, port wine, porto

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Named from Portuguese Oporto, a city in Portugal from whence the wines were originally shipped.

Named from Portuguese Oporto, a city in Portugal from whence the wines were originally shipped.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryDUTCH - VERB
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PORT * second- and third-person singular present indicative of _porren_ * (archaic) plural imperative of _porren_

port

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of porren
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of porren

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryFRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Old French _port_, from Latin _portus_, from Proto-Italic _*portus_, from Proto-Indo-European _*pértus_ (“crossing”), from _*per-_ (“to go forth, to cross”).

From Old French port, from Latin portus, from Proto-Italic *portus, from Proto-Indo-European *pértus (crossing), from *per- (to go forth, to cross).

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryFRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /pɔʁ/

  • IPA(key): /pɔʁ/

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryFRENCH - NOUN
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PORT m (_plural_ PORTS) * port, harbour * port, harbour city * refuge * act of wearing, act of carrying (from the verb porter (to wear or carry)) * transport * postage * stature, way of carrying oneself

port m (plural ports)

  1. port, harbour
  2. port, harbour city
  3. refuge
  4. act of wearing, act of carrying (from the verb porter (to wear or carry))
  5. transport
  6. postage
  7. stature, way of carrying oneself

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryFRENCH - ANAGRAMS
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* trop

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryFRENCH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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* “port” in _le Trésor de la langue française informatisé_ (_The Digitized Treasury of the French Language_).

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryHUNGARIAN - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /ˈport/

  • IPA(key): /ˈport/

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryHUNGARIAN - NOUN
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Hungarian - Noun

PORT * accusative singular of por

port

  1. accusative singular of por

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryICELANDIC - NOUN
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PORT n (_genitive singular_ PORTS, _nominative plural_ PORT) * gate, gateway, entryway DECLENSION SYNONYMS * hlið

port n (genitive singular ports, nominative plural port)

  1. gate, gateway, entryway

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryIRISH - ETYMOLOGY 1
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From Old Irish _port_ (“tune, melody”). NOUN PORT m (_genitive_ POIRT, _plural_ POIRT) * (music) tune * _Is buaine PORT ná glór na n-éan; is buaine focal ná toice an tsaoil._ A TUNE is more lasting than the song of birds; a word is more lasting than the wealth of the world. * jig (dance) DECLENSION

From Old Irish port (tune, melody).

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port m (genitive poirt, plural poirt)

  1. (music) tune
  2. jig (dance)
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryIRISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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From Old Irish _port_ (“bank, shore (of river or sea); landing-place, haven; bank, mound, entrenchment; place, spot, locality; stead, abode; stronghold, fortress”), from Latin _portus_ (“harbour, port; haven, refuge, asylum, retreat”). NOUN PORT m (_genitive_ POIRT, _plural_ POIRT) * landing-place * harbor, port * bank (of river, etc.) * mound, embankment * refuge, haven, resort * stopping-place * place, locality * fortified place, stronghold * occupied place, seat, center DECLENSION

From Old Irish port (bank, shore (of river or sea); landing-place, haven; bank, mound, entrenchment; place, spot, locality; stead, abode; stronghold, fortress), from Latin portus (harbour, port; haven, refuge, asylum, retreat).

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port m (genitive poirt, plural poirt)

  1. landing-place
  2. harbor, port
  3. bank (of river, etc.)
  4. mound, embankment
  5. refuge, haven, resort
  6. stopping-place
  7. place, locality
  8. fortified place, stronghold
  9. occupied place, seat, center
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryJÈRRIAIS - ETYMOLOGY
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Jèrriais - Etymology

From Latin _portus_ (“port, harbour”).

From Latin portus (port, harbour).

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryJÈRRIAIS - NOUN
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PORT m (_plural_ PORTS) * harbour, port SYNONYMS * caûchie * hâvre

port m (plural ports)

  1. harbour, port

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryLADIN - ETYMOLOGY
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Ladin - Etymology

From Latin _portus_.

From Latin portus.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryLADIN - NOUN
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PORT m (_plural_ PORC) * PORT, harbour

port m (plural porc)

  1. port, harbour

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryNORWEGIAN - ETYMOLOGY
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From late Old Norse _port_ n, Middle Norwegian _portr_ m, from Latin _porta_ f.

From late Old Norse port n, Middle Norwegian portr m, from Latin porta f.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryNORWEGIAN - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /puʈ/ * Rhymes: -uʈ

  • IPA(key): /puʈ/
  • Rhymes: -uʈ

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryNORWEGIAN - NOUN
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PORT m * gate * (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred. * (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted. INFLECTION REFERENCES * “port” in _The Bokmål Dictionary_ / _The Nynorsk Dictionary_.

port m

  1. gate
  2. (computing) A logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred.
  3. (computing) A female connector of an electronic device, into which a cable's male connector can be inserted.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryOLD ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old English - Etymology

From Latin _portus_

From Latin portus

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryOLD ENGLISH - NOUN
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Old English - Noun

PORT m * port (for watercraft)

port m

  1. port (for watercraft)

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryOLD FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Old French - Etymology

From Latin _portus_.

From Latin portus.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryOLD FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /pɔrt/ * Rhymes: -ɔrt

  • IPA(key): /pɔrt/
  • Rhymes: -ɔrt

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryOLD FRENCH - NOUN
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PORT m (_oblique plural_ PORZ _or_ PORTZ, _nominative singular_ PORZ _or_ PORTZ, _nominative plural_ PORT) * port (for watercraft) DESCENDANTS * French: port

port m (oblique plural porz or portz, nominative singular porz or portz, nominative plural port)

  1. port (for watercraft)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryPOLISH - NOUN
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PORT m * port, harbour (area for ships) * port, a town or city containing such a place DECLENSION DERIVED TERMS * portowy

port m

  1. port, harbour (area for ships)
  2. port, a town or city containing such a place

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  • portowy

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 1
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From French _port_, Italian _porto_, Latin _portus_. NOUN PORT n (_plural_ PORTURI) * port (town with port) DECLENSION RELATED TERMS * portuar SEE ALSO * liman

From French port, Italian porto, Latin portus.

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port n (plural porturi)

  1. port (town with port)
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  • portuar
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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryROMANIAN - ETYMOLOGY 2
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VERB PORT * first-person singular present tense form of PURTA. * first-person singular subjunctive form of PURTA.

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port

  1. first-person singular present tense form of purta.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of purta.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categorySCOTTISH GAELIC - NOUN
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PORT m (_genitive_ PUIRT, _plural_ PUIRT _or_ PORTAN) * port, harbour * tune SYNONYMS * (harbour): acarsaid, cala * (tune): fonn, mànran DERIVED TERMS * longphort * port-adhair

port m (genitive puirt, plural puirt or portan)

  1. port, harbour
  2. tune

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categorySWEDISH - ETYMOLOGY
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Swedish - Etymology

From late Old Norse _port_ n, _portr_ m, from Latin _porta_ f. Computing sense loan-translation from English.

From late Old Norse port n, portr m, from Latin porta f. Computing sense loan-translation from English.

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categorySWEDISH - NOUN
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PORT c * an entrance (into a building), a gate, a portal, a door, a doorway * (computing) a port (logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred) DECLENSION RELATED TERMS

port c

  1. an entrance (into a building), a gate, a portal, a door, a doorway
  2. (computing) a port (logical or physical construct in and from which data are transferred)

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Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categorySWEDISH - SEE ALSO
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Swedish - See Also

* portvin

  • portvin

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categorySWEDISH - REFERENCES
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* port in _Svenska Akademiens Ordlista_ över svenska språket (13th ed., online)

Which the Definition/Meaning of port in categoryTURKISH - NOUN
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Turkish - Noun

PORT (_definite accusative_ PORTU, _plural_ PORTLAR) * (computer hardware, networking) port DECLENSION

port (definite accusative portu, plural portlar)

  1. (computer hardware, networking) port

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