from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Nautical A small, usually circular window in a ship's side.
- n. An opening in a fortified wall; an embrasure.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A circular window set in the hull of a ship.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An embrasure in a ship's side. See 3d port.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An aperture in a ship's side, especially one of the apertures through which the guns are protruded and fired.
- n. The opening to the steam-passages into or from a cylinder, or to the exhaust-passage. See port
- n. In zoology, one of the minute apertures or cinclides in the body-wall of a sea-anemone through which the gastric filaments or acontia are protruded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a window in a ship or airplane
- n. an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
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