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English definition of “port”

port

noun uk   /pɔːt/ us    /pɔːrt/

port noun (TOWN)

B1 [C or U] a town by the sea or by a river that has a harbour, or the harbour itself: a naval/fishing/container port We had a good view of all the ships coming into/leaving port.Ports and docksTowns, cities and villages (general)

port noun (CONNECTION)

[C] specialized computing a part of a computer where wires from other pieces of equipment, such as a printer, can be connectedComputer hardware

port noun (LEFT)

[U] specialized sailing the left side of a ship or aircraft
Opposite
Parts of ships and boatsParts of aeroplanes

port noun (WINE)

[U] a strong sweet wine made in PortugalWines and winemaking

port noun (BAG)

[C] Australian English a case or bagContainers for carrying personal possessions
(Definition of port from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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