Meaning of PORT in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ pɔ:(r)t ]
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
A port is a town by the sea or on a river, which has a harbour.
Port-Louis is an attractive little fishing port.
...the Mediterranean port of Marseilles.
A port is a harbour area where ships load and unload goods or passengers.
...the bridges which link the port area to the city centre.
N-COUNT : oft N n
A port on a computer is a place where you can attach another piece of equipment, for example a printer. ( COMPUTING )
In sailing, the port side of a ship is the left side when you are on it and facing towards the front. ( TECHNICAL )
Her official number is carved on the port side of the forecabin.
Port is also a noun.
USS Ogden turned to port.
N-UNCOUNT : usu to N
Port is a type of strong, sweet red wine.
He asked for a glass of port after dinner.
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006