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  1. Ports

    Ports is a comarca in the province of Castellón, Valencian Community, Spain. It mostly overlaps the historical comarca known as Ports de Morella, except for the municipal areas surrounding Catí and Vilafranca that were excluded from the present-day Ports comarca.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. ports

    The square apertures in the sides of a ship through which to point and fire the ordnance. Also, aft and forward, as the bridle-port in the bows, the quarter-port in round-stern vessels, and stern-ports between the stern-timbers. Also, square holes cut in the sides, bow, or stem of a merchant ship, for taking in and discharging timber cargoes, and for other purposes.--Gunroom-ports. Are situated in the ship's counter, and are used for stern-chasers, and also for passing a small cable or a hawser out, either to moor head and stern, or to spring upon the cable, &c. (See MOOR and SPRING.)--Half-port. A kind of shutter which hinges on the lower side of a port, and falls down outside when clear for action; when closed it half covers the port to the line of metal of the gun, and is firmly secured by iron hooks. The upper half-port is temporary and loose, will not stand a heavy sea, and is merely secured by two light inch-rope laniards.

Anagrams for ports »

  1. sport, SPORT

  2. strop

  3. Sport

How to pronounce ports?

  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ports in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ports in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of ports in a Sentence

  1. Kabeer Hashim:

    Rightfully, they should stop, the ministry of ports will take necessary action to halt the work until this inquiry is done.

  2. Hogan Gidley:

    The money we sent down there, we now know, several on the ground have been indicted for misusing that money, giving it to politicians as bonuses, watching that food rot in the ports, the water went bad.

  3. Van Der Klaauw:

    We had wanted to use ports, vessels which try to dock in Aden. But since the pause didn't take place, we still have a big problem that aid is not reachable by sea.

  4. United States:

    They all entered illegally from Canada or jumped ship in American ports before the list of special interest countries even existed, none of them successfully carried out their attacks and none illegally crossed the Mexican border.

  5. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    DHS will not tolerate this type of lawlessness and will not hesitate to shut down ports of entry for security and public safety reasons. We will also seek to prosecute to the fullest extent of the law anyone who destroys federal property, endangers our front-line operators, or violates our nation's sovereignty.

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