- (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] portuarioMore example sentences
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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.
- 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.
- uncountable/no numerable (left side) babor (masculine) to port a babor
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- (turn to port) [ship] virar port the helm! ¡virar a babor!
- 2 (for loading) [Aviation/Aviación] [Nautical/Náutica] porta (feminine)
- 3 [Computing/Informática] puerto (masculine)