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From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : located on the left side of a ship or aircraft [syn: 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
      3: an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing
         through [syn: embrasure, porthole]
      4: the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the
         bow or nose [syn: larboard] [ant: starboard]
      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]
      v 1: transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that
           links connecting ports
      2: put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"
      3: bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
      4: land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
      5: turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big
         ship was slowly porting"
      6: carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be
         ported easily"
      7: carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body,
         especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
      8: drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"