- (for ships) sea/inland portto enter portpuerto marítimo/fluvialto leave port port of callllegar a or arribar a or tomar puertoour second port of call was the baker'spuerto (masculine) de escalaport of entrynuestra segunda parada fue en la panaderíaport of registrypuerto (masculine) de entradahe has a girl in every port [colloquial]puerto de matrículaany port in a stormtiene una novia en cada puertocuando hay hambre no hay pan duroen tiempos de guerra cualquier hoyo es trinchera(before noun) (authority/tax/regulation)Example sentences
- 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.
- uncountable (Cookery)vino (masculine) de OportoExample sentences
- 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.
- uncountable (left side) to porta baborExample sentences
- 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.
- (turn to port)(ship)port the helm!¡virar a babor!Example sentences
- 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.
- 2 (for loading) (Aviation, Nautical)Example sentences
- 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 (Computing)Example sentences
- 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.
- 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.
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