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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)]
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The tide continued, but as the water receded it took an even bigger toll on the fishing villages of Keti Bandar.
of Copenhagen, Denmark) presents an ethnographic study of the effects of the 2004 Asian tsunami on a fishing village in Tamil Nadu, India.
The fishing village of Anstruther in Scotland, yesterday, from where the trawler, missing since Thursday night, set out into the North Sea.
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A year of considerable development in the Basin, 1841 also was of significance in transportation history, with the appearance of "the first national railway timetable in Britain, the first Atlantic steamship service, the creation of Wells Fargo (later American Express), and the first Thomas Cook tour." In combination with development of real estate and commercial fishing, tourism transformed Arcachon, a traditional fishing village just down the bay from La Teste, into a popular seaside resort.
Akhiok -- a remote fishing village of 51 people on the south end of Alaska's Kodiak Island--may be wired for Broadband Internet service by next summer, thanks to a grant from USDA Rural Development.
Much to her chagrin, her vision of a glamorous summer comes crashing to an end when she finds that she and her mother will be sharing a tiny room in a quiet fishing village. Her mood improves when she is asked to fill a role in the movie co-starring not just her mother (who insists that they pretend to be sisters on the set) but also the gorgeous Sean.
A fisherman from the fishing village of Katsuura said that it costs the fishermen a lot of time and money to hide from cameras.
The city of Shenzhen, situated across the border from Hong Kong, has been transformed over the last 20 years from a tiny fishing village with 350,000 people to a modern city with a population of approximately five million.