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Dictionary definition for: Port

1. (n) a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

2. (v) transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that links connecting ports

3. (s) located on the left side of a ship or aircraft

4. (n) sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal

5. (v) put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"

6. (n) an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

7. (v) bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"

8. (n) the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose

9. (v) land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"

10. (n) (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)

11. (v) turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"

12. (v) carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"

13. (v) carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"

14. (v) drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"

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