There are 3 translations of port in Spanish:

port1

Pronunciation: /pɔːrt; pɔːt/

n

  • 1 countable/numerable (for ships) puerto (masculine) sea/inland port puerto marítimo/fluvial to enter port llegar* a or arribar a or tomar puerto to leave port zarpar port of call puerto (masculine) de escala our second port of call was the baker's nuestra segunda parada fue en la panadería port of entry puerto (masculine) de entrada port of registry puerto de matrícula he has a girl in every port [colloquial/familiar] tiene una novia en cada puerto any port in a storm cuando hay hambre no hay pan duro, en tiempos de guerra cualquier hoyo es trinchera (before noun/delante del nombre) [authority/tax/regulation] portuario
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    • Speaking of Umm Qasr, work continues on the upgrade of the port facilities.
    • The special facilities, which could be drained to allow repairs on ships' hulls, have been closed and the heavy machinery dismantled and moved to Liverpool's port.
    • Our call was in the nearby port facility of Puerto Cones, which served as a launching point for excursions to the nearby Mayan ruins.
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    • Then came the rumbling of the heavy artillery being rolled down the street to the loading ports; the men in the way scattering like flies.
    • The dull thuds of boarding shuttles connecting to the liner's docking ports reverberated through the ship.
    • Once you learn to avoid the numerous ports and hatches, you will find this a very safe and easy deck to move about on, particularly while sailing at normal angles of heel.
  • 3 countable/numerable
    (porthole)
    3.1 ojo (m) de buey, portilla (f) 3.2 (for loading) [Aviation/Aviación] [Nautical/Náutica] porta (feminine)
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    • Over 33 ships are waiting at Colombian ports to load and unload cargo.
    • Voting patterns suggest that market towns, such as ports and cities located on rivers, favored penitentiaries.
    • British agents developed a one-man midget submarine specifically to target enemy shipping anchored in ports or inshore waters.
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    • Aside from the companionway, there is no ventilation, windows or ports so if the companionway were to be closed in inclement weather the cabin would get uncomfortable.
    • Deck hardware and fixed cabin ports are bronze and there are teak louvered doors leading to the cabin.
    • He stared out the port a long time before he heard her come below.
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    • Turbos are closely coupled to the exhaust ports.
    • Steam and smoke emanated from the different ports and hoses that came loose, filling the small area around it with a somewhat vague but visible mist.
    • The right wing could only operate at fifty percent, and also had several damaged servomotors, and melted exhaust ports.
    3.3 [Computing/Informática] puerto (masculine)
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    • Each repeater examines its local network ports to computer stations such as PC's to determine if any are inputting data to the repeater.
    • The network is maintained using infrared, X10 protocol and even USB communication ports, he says.
    • The data transfer network comprises a plurality of communication ports and a plurality of modules.
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    • It was even beginning to attract ports of commercial applications software.
    • Without actually sitting down and benchmarking it, it feels identical to the laptop's ports in terms of transfer speed.
    • The rest of the guys were the established players and didn't ask their customers to suffer huge software ports.
  • 4 uncountable/no numerable [Cookery/Cocina] oporto (m), vino (m) de Oporto
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    • In particular, I want to drive up the Douro valley from Porto to the vineyards where the grapes for port wine are grown, and I want to see more of the estuaries of the Galician coast.
    • I wished for some kick in the red-chile steak butter I asked for with my bison filet, as a substitute for the advertised port wine sauce.
    • Apart from the seasonal connotations that cinnamon, oranges, Stilton and mulled port wine have, I think Stilton might make an even tangier and more contrasting accompaniment to the sweet jelly.
  • 5 [Military/Militar] to march at the port marchar con el fusil cruzado
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    • The lumbering shuttle lazily side slipped from port to starboard and back in futile attempts to shake off pursuit.
    • Pressure and gravity refueling receptacles are installed in the aft port fuel cell.
    • One of them noticed an object in the water outboard and to port of the wake, astern of the vessel.
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    • Crowstep gables and a small gun port in the back wall are a structural reminder of the transition from fortified house to mansion.
    • The gun port was twice its normal size, with jagged wooden chards to frame the opening.
    • She grabbed up a coil of rope on her way up the ladder and looked out over the side of the boat, then tied one end of the rope around the mainmast and dropped it through the gun port.

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Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 3 translations of port in Spanish:

port2

adj

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [lights] de babor on the port side a babor

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 3 translations of port in Spanish:

port3

vt

  • 1 [Nautical/Náutica] [ship] virar port the helm! ¡virar a babor!
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    • The captain slowed and ported the vessel to pass around the monolith, and everyone took a good look at the horrid idol.
    • Reaching the dock where my ship was being ported, Steve and I got on board.
    • The US Supreme Court has heard a case concerning whether the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to foreign cruise ships porting in US harbors.

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Word of the day incansable
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Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.