Port can be any of the following:

  • A facility at the edge of an ocean, river, or lake for receiving ships and transferring cargo and persons to them. See seaport and harbor.
  • A type of wine. See port wine.
  • A device on a computer or other equipment, such as chemical reactors, for attaching a piece of peripheral equipment, and for transferring data or material through it to the peripheral equipment. See port (computing).
  • A process to adapt a computer program running under one platform to under another platform. See porting for detail.
  • A commune in the Ain département, in France. See Port, France.
  • A nautical term for "left." See port (nautical).
  • A hatch through the side of a sea vessel such as a gunport or a porthole.

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