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porting

We have found lemma(root) word of porting : port.

Definitions


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a town or city with a harbour or access to navigable water where ships load or unload
(e.g: the French port of Toulon)


Phrases:
- any port in a storm
- port of entry

Origin:
Old English, from Latin portus ‘haven, harbour’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a strong, sweet dark red (occasionally brown or white) fortified wine, originally from Portugal, typically drunk as a dessert wine
(e.g: they settled down to a final glass of port)


Phrases:

Origin:
early 17th century: shortened form of Porto, a major port from which the wine is shipped


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the side of a ship or aircraft that is on the left when one is facing forward
(e.g: the ferry was listing to port)


Phrases:

Origin:
mid 16th century: probably originally the side containing an entry port or facing the port (quayside) for loading


[pɔːt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- turn (a ship or its helm) to port
(e.g: the yacht immediately raised all sail and ported her helm)


Phrases:

Origin:


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an opening in the side of a ship for boarding or loading.

- a socket in a computer network into which a device can be plugged
(e.g: a communications port for optional cellular and other wireless modules)

- a gate or gateway, especially into a walled city.


Phrases:

Origin:
Old English (in the sense ‘gateway’), from Latin porta ‘gate’; reinforced in Middle English by Old French porte. The later sense ‘opening in the side of a ship’ led to the general sense ‘aperture’


[pɔːt], (Verb)

Definitions:
- transfer (software) from one system or machine to another
(e.g: the software can be ported to practically any platform)

- carry or convey
(e.g: we ported the milk cans from the plentiful water supply of the gym)


Phrases:
- at port arms

Origin:
Middle English (in port (sense 2 of the noun)): from Old French port ‘bearing, gait’, from the verb porter, from Latin portare ‘carry’. The verb (from French porter) dates from the mid 16th century


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- the position required by an order to port a weapon
(e.g: Parker had his rifle at the port)

- a person's carriage or bearing
(e.g: she has the proud port of a princess)

- a transfer of software from one system or machine to another
(e.g: the first port of a commercial database to this operating system)


Phrases:
- at port arms

Origin:


[pɔːt], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a suitcase or travelling bag
(e.g: she packed her ports and walked out)


Phrases:

Origin:
early 20th century: abbreviation of portmanteau




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