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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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We change the compensation price from 80,000, 85,000 through to 100,000 USD and report in table 4 the accepted port times (hours) at the three ports of call (the fifth port of call, Pusan; the sixth port of call, Los Angeles; and the eighth port of call, Pusan) under the collaboration mechanism and cost reduction over the conventional planning approach.
On our cruise, the restless and bored were entertained with diverse activities: lectures on the ports of call, at least eight movies a day (this was a film festival cruise), big-band dancing, deck tennis, a chef's ice-carving competition and limbo contest.
Departures May to November, 2008 Ports of call include:- Barcelona, Spain, Nice (Villefranche), France/Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy/Rome, (Civitavecchia), Italy/Naples/Capri, Italy, Sicily (Palermo), Italy/Cruising, Barcelona.
The trip has a gardening theme and ports of call include Cartagena in Spain and Ajaccio on Corsica.
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The publication carries freighter sailing dates, ports of call and fares (they average about $100 a day, including meals) for passenger-carrying cargo ships.
Ports of call include Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Ocho Rios, Jamaica.
Ports of call include Monte Carlo, Livorno, Barcelona, Palermo and Naples.
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Ports of call include: Honolulu, O`ahu; an overnight in Nawiliwili, Kaua`i; Hilo, Hawai`i; Kona, Hawai`i; and an overnight in Kahului, Maui.
Ports of call are George Town (Grand Cayman), Roatan (Honduras), Belize City (Belize), Cozumel (Mexico) and Miami.
The nine-day round trip started at Falmouth and saw five ports of call, including Tangier and Cadiz.