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por·tal

(pōr'tăl),
1. Relating to any porta or hilum, specifically to the porta hepatis and the portal vein.
2. The point of entry into the body of a pathogenic microorganism.
Synonym(s): port
[L. portalis, pertaining to a porta (gate)]
Alcohol noun A fortified wine—i.e., with alcohol added—from the Douro Valley in northern Portugal which reaches 19–20% by volume (normally wine ranges from 11% to 13.5%. It is typically red and sweet, but also comes in dry, semi-dry and white varieties
Informatics (1) noun Most generally, a place where information goes into or out of a computer, or both (2) Internet noun A number that is part of a URL, appearing after a colon (:) right after the domain name; every service on an Internet server listens on a particular port number on that server. Most services have standard port numbers—e.g., Web servers normally listen on port 80; services can also listen on non-standard ports, in which case the port number must be specified in a URL when accessing the server(3) verb To translate software from one platform—e.g., Windows—to another—e.g., Apple’s OS X
Radiation oncology Field, portal The site on the skin where the radiation enters the body

port

Radiation oncology Field, portal The site on the skin where the radiation enters the body. See Mantle port, Radiation oncology, Subcutaneous port, Venous port.

por·tal

(pōr'tăl)
1. Relating to any porta or hilus, specifically to the porta hepatis and the portal vein.
2. The point of entry into the body of a pathogenic microorganism.
3. Synonym(s): field size. Synonym(s): port.
[L. portalis, pertaining to a porta (gate)]

port,

n in radiology, the opening through which radiographic photons or the useful beam of radiation exits from the head of a dental radiography machine.

port

the upward curve in a bar bit on a horse's bridle.
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The port speeds you select will typically match your access line speed.
100Gbps port speeds provide benefits for both existing and new customers of the Internet Exchange.
Our users spoke and we listened, adding NTFS write support and faster port speed to optimize performance across the board, while maintaining the plug-and-play ease of access and setup.
Port Speed The need for scalable, high capacity bandwidth speeds will continue to drive demand for switched Ethernet services such as 1 GigE and 10 Gbps.
With this in mind, EXFO added the Infrastructure Performance Suite to its market-leading BrixNGN product line as it enables the correlation of service level KPIs with key infrastructure metrics such as port speed and flow performance as well as CPU, memory and interface utilization among others.
The task of the MSPP is to seamlessly transfer the media streams at port speed between the various network interfaces while supporting QoS guarantees.
Combining secondary and primary research, Frost & Sullivan analyzes the total market, estimates demand based on service type, studies port speed, and forecasts the growth from 2013 to 2018.
In addition, since typical PCs are not designed to run at wire speed due to software and driver limitations, testing under realistic conditions has become more challenging as director switches' port speed has increased to 4 Gb/s.