2. Havre. Un port de mer.
3. Fait de porter. Le port des décorations.
4. Transport. Port payé.
6. Allure. Un port majestueux.
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1. Dignified manner or conduct; SYN. comportment, presence, mien.
2. Device placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily, with a minimum of friction.
3. Relevant relation or interconnection:
4. The direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies; SYN. heading, aim.
ETYM Old Fren. cariage luggage, carriage, chariage carriage, cart, baggage, French charriage, cartage, wagoning, from Old Fren. carier, charier, French charrier, to cart. Related to Carry.
1. A machine part that carries something else.
2. A wheeled vehicle drawn by horses; SYN. equipage, rig.
3. Characteristic way of bearing one's body; SYN. bearing, posture.
The act or business of transporting from one place to another.
(Alternate spelling: harbour).
1. A place of security and comfort; refuge.
2. A part of a body of water protected and deep enough to furnish anchorage; especially; one with port facilities.
Alternate (chiefly British) spelling for harbor.
1. A place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country.
2. An opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through; SYN. embrasure, porthole.
Point where goods are loaded or unloaded from a water-based to a land-based form of transport. Most ports are coastal, though inland ports on rivers also exist. Ports often have specialized equipment to handle cargo in large quantities (for example, container or roll-on/roll-off facilities).
Historically, ports have been important growth poles from which the transport networks of many colonial and trading countries developed, as in Nigeria. Ports with deep-water berths can accommodate large modern shipping; for example, the port of Rotterdam. See also airport.
A place where ships can take on or discharge cargo; SYN. haven, harbor, harbour. sea-port