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[uh-pawrt, uh-pohrt] /əˈpɔrt, əˈpoʊrt/
adverb, Nautical
on or toward the port side.
Origin of aport
1620-30; a-1 + port2 Unabridged
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  • More and more people are accepting catfish for food and aport.
  • Combustion air enters the primary chamber through aport.
  • The rider was held in place by a rigid arm, which projects through aport in the side of the vacuum chamber.
  • The ground test simulator simulated here is a mockup of aport engine nacelle.
British Dictionary definitions for aport


adverb, adjective (postpositive)
(nautical) on or towards the port side: with the helm aport
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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