Meaning of PORT in English

PORT

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

first port of call

My first port of call will be the post office.

free port

port of call

My first port of call will be the post office.

port of entry

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

busiest

Los Angeles is set to take over from New York as the busiest port in the world.

Hong Kong shot past Rotterdam in 1987 to become the world's busiest container port .

commercial

It was obvious however that Bristol's days as a commercial port were numbered.

However, the planning permission here was to operate a commercial port in a precisely delineated area.

The action follows a blockade on Monday by more than 60 ships at Teesport, Britain's second largest commercial port .

The dock company could not operate a commercial port at the dockyard without disturbing nearby residents.

Stephen's grant also included the harbour of Gruz, which is now the commercial port for Dubrovnik.

fishing

How many fishing ports are there?

Leith developed as both a trading and fishing port .

Others like San Benedetto del Tronto are busy fishing ports .

Shopping is at Vassiliki, a small, colourful fishing port at the other end of the beach.

Relatives of residents are Ardview House in Ardglass, are to stage a seven mile walk from Downpatrick to the fishing port .

Fishing boat, Lofoten My first sight of a Lofoten fishing port was on a small island off Svolvær.

Today it is an important administrative centre and fishing port .

Saint-Jean-de-Luz is a working town as well as a holiday place, for centuries past and still today a very active fishing port .

free

The Kansas attorney-general has sued the federal government, arguing that the law bars free access to ports .

Both prospered in the colonial period as free ports .

The base has been made a free port and special economic zone.

great

Thus it was a great port with a very long-established seafaring tradition.

Fourth, the Port of London would continue to be one of the world's great ports .

large

Prince Finubar watched his home city become the largest trading port in the world and was happy.

The action follows a blockade on Monday by more than 60 ships at Teesport, Britain's second largest commercial port .

main

The end of this breakwater only becomes clear when fairly close, but otherwise the approaches to the main port are simple.

But that apparently is enough money only to extend the fence a short way east of the main port of entry.

The country's main port , Chittagong, was crippled and the entire salt producing industry around Cox's Bazar destroyed.

Haiphong, the main northern port , was paralyzed.

Throughout the war, Liverpool was Britain's main convoy port , maintaining a lifeline which was crucial to Allied victory.

major

In order to save transport costs they seek to have factories in positions near to the major ports of Britain.

Ephesus was, in its heyday, a major port , a trading and manufacturing center of 250, 000.

It grew rapidly and by 1913 had even outstripped Cardiff to become the major coal-exporting port in the world.

By July i the Confederates were left with only one major river port: Vicksburg, Mississippi.

Sukemi applied for a transfer back to Java and was sent to Surabaya, a major port .

At that time, Rommel was in retreat and the Eighth Army expected to enter the major port of Benghazi any day.

The canals whose routes connected up to the major ports carried Britain's exports to the coast and brought imported raw materials inland.

parallel

This includes the serial and parallel ports , the hard drive, the screen and finally, the whole machine.

The only interfaces that are almost universally supplied as standard are the parallel port and the serial port.

serial

This includes the serial and parallel ports , the hard drive, the screen and finally, the whole machine.

They will also have a serial data port that can be hooked up to a printer.

Output from and input to the serial port can be controlled either by software or hardware.

If your computer has a spare serial port , I generally recommend an external unit for two reasons.

A modem can be fitted to your computer internally or attached externally via a serial port .

For each port , a decision must be made whether modem control on the serial ports is required.

The back panel has two serial ports , a printer port, a games port and video socket - all clearly labelled.

A second serial port and a games port socket is supplied on a separate bracket.

small

The impact fell heavily on a small number of ports .

A small bass port below the midrange / bass unit simply is not enough to reach the lower depths.

Most towns are small ports , with only about 5000-10 000 people each.

The small port of Lorain, Ohio, handled nearly five times as much.

The small port supports a picturesque fishing fleet.

One night she had boarded a small fishing vessel moored at a small port near Yalta.

No, we were to look at the houses round the small port , and at their inhabitants.

Devon and Cornwall's canals connected agricultural areas with the goods they needed which came in through the many small ports .

southern

Shipping lines have been avoiding the southern ports in fear of having their vessels blockaded.

Lincoln, in turn, ordered a blockade of Southern ports .

Of southern and western ports , Weymouth was ranked tenth in 1765 and ninth in 1770 but was not ranked in 1775.

■ NOUN

authority

By 1969 the port authority had reduced this to 700 hectares.

At the earliest convenience, one should register with the port authority office, located in the low building beside the marina.

The port authority says it has no immediate plans for developing more of Seal Sands.

No report was obtained by the ports authority .

It is extremely unlikely that it would have done so because everyone at the ports authority had always envisaged a 24-hour operation.

I am satisfied that this reference did not emanate from anyone representing the ports authority or the dock company.

channel

We certainly appreciate it at the channel ports .

A large percentage of Marseilles fresh fish supplies is brought from the North Sea and Channel ports .

container

Hong Kong shot past Rotterdam in 1987 to become the world's busiest container port .

Increasing demand for container port services in Hong Kong is adding some urgency to the need for expansion.

It had an active business operation side and Seaforth - the container port - was still being built.

That, in turn, has required container ports to become deeper and deeper.

facility

He suggested to Auchinleck that he raid Bouerat and destroy any shipping and port facilities .

We have also been in negotiation to privately finance a port facility in joint venture with Central Government and the Local Authority.

home

At its home port , it was found to be carrying a large consignment of drugs.

Bustling New Bedford, home port to hundreds of ships, was the whaling capital of the world.

The two ships then started back for their home port .

On return to its home port in Tripoli, the ship is given a huge welcome.

There is a keen battle between these two to be first into their home port of Auckland.

And back to home port time and again when other U-boats weren't so lucky.

Britannia left her home port of Portsmouth only six times last year cruising for just 31 days.

sea

The movement of finished goods to the sea ports and to London was important.

side

Two of the torpedoes struck below the waterline on the port side near the aviation fuel tanks.

From the port side depths of seven fathoms were sounded, but only twelve from the starboard side.

It was obvious that the ship was running alongside a sand bank with a shoal water on the port side .

Suddenly he swung up close to my port side , waggling his wings frantically and pointing downwards.

I then broke away because I saw two fighters above on the port side .

On the port side of the lobby is the forward head and shower compartment.

A door on the port side of the same bulkhead led to a combined radio-room and chart-room.

A wall of dark water, approaching our port side at an incredible speed.

wine

The Casa do Turista also has a section with old madeiras and port wines .

As well as treatment of port wine stains, other lasers can be used to remove tattoos or in surgery.

Mathematical modelling can determine theoretically ideal laser variables for treating port wine stains.

The pulsed dye laser is used to remove port wine stains which affect three in every 1,000 people.

He was holding his glass of port wine and swallowing hard.

He had large dark eyes, like pears set in port wine aspic, deep pools in a thin, delicate face.

Jugged beer in stout and port wine sauce specialities of the house.

■ VERB

dock

In order to aid the assembly of the modular station, Mir is equipped with six docking ports .

Salyut 6 had docking ports so that the crew could be rotated and re-supplied b automatic vehicles.

enter

The judge demanded to know why Stavridis tried to enter the port without a local pilot on board.

The former I destroyed before entering the port of Vera Cruz, having committed it to memory.

At that time, Rommel was in retreat and the Eighth Army expected to enter the major port of Benghazi any day.

include

Hutchison, controlled by the billionaire Li Ka Shing, has interests that include property, ports and media.

leave

For once, the optical illusion experienced by sailors leaving port seemed apt.

Actually, leaving port had brought a new rush of energy.

As he was leaving the port .

That afternoon we saw that two of the fishing boats were preparing to leave port .

Britannia left her home port of Portsmouth only six times last year cruising for just 31 days.

Cooley, the consignee of two vessels leaving that port , refused to pay the fee.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Port Angeles, Washington

the shipping port of New Bedford

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A unique oval aft cockpit is dry and protected when sailing and is an excellent area for dining in port .

Housing is a natural first port of call.

In 1989, the port held a hearing to consider whether to raze the Del Mar.

That, in turn, has required container ports to become deeper and deeper.

The Open Look port , however, took a year to complete.

The small port of Lorain, Ohio, handled nearly five times as much.

There was a further emigration attempt from the port of Durrës on Nov. 5.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

s

Bike patrol agents are responsible for patrolling downtown San Luis, as well as the U. S . port of entry.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Asterix has been ported to UnixWare, and will also announce full support for Hewlett-Packard's OpenMail at UniForum.

But it needs some encouragement to port to Unix and substitute it for the server, rather than OS/2.

Solaris 1.1 and 2.1 will be ported to be embedded architecture along with real-time operating systems.

With the M16, that gas was ported straight into the bolt.

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