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port2

 
pronunciation:
port
parts of speech:
noun, adjective, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: the left-hand side of a ship or aircraft when facing forward. (Cf. starboard.)
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, pertaining to, or located on the left side of a ship or aircraft.
definition 2: with the left side of the boat facing the wind, as in a sailing tack.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: ported, porting, ports
definition: to turn or shift (the helm of a ship) to the left.
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