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[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)
[n] the left side of a ship or aircraft to someone facing the bow or nose
[n] an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
[n] sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
[n]
[adj] on the left-hand side of a vessel or aircraft when facing forward; "the port side"
[v] drink port; "We were porting all night in the club"
[v] carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"
[v] carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, esp. of weapons; "port a rifle"
[v] turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"
[v] land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
[v] bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
[v] put or turn on the left side, of a ship; "port the helm"
[v] transfer data from one computer to another via a cable that links connecting ports


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