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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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"I well remember Larboard Larry but to us school kids he was known as Larbo."
* Define the following words: starboard, larboard, gallows, prodigious, repast, stultifying.
As these two words sounded quite similar, the term larboard eventually fell out of use.
What is the meaning of the nautical term larboard? Quiz of the Day ANSWERS: 1 Lyricist; 2 On the port or left side of the ship; 3 Decimation; 4 The Arctic Ocean; 5 Chickenpox; 6 Poland; 7 Singh; 8 Feed Me Better; 9 Charles Lindbergh; 10 Leslie Howard.
Dear larboard, on which drips a victual's slime, the slime itself a victual, though for what dear creature, who knows?
We have had enough of action, and of motion we, Rolled to starboard, rolled to larboard, where the surge was seething free, Where the wallowing monster spouted his foam-fountains in the sea.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_(nautical)) from an acoustic-perceptual perspective, when implemented under harsh climatic conditions at sea, the terms were not distinctive enough--and larboard was gradually replaced by <port>.
Although ambitious to the point of being impractical, in many ways it corresponds very well indeed with the surviving maquette, albeit with a few modifications: In the head is Her Majesty in her robes with orb and scepter in her hands, standing erect under a canopy with two doves thereon, which is supported by two boys, the emblems of peace, one holding a dove, the other a palm branch: under which on the starboard side is Britannia sitting on a lion and presenting a laurel: on the larboard side is Plenty sitting on a sea-horse offering the produce of the sea and land; on the starboard trail board Justice and Prudence with emblems; on the larboard trail board are two boys.
about three hours after nightfall, when we were well out at sea, moving along under a taut sail and with the oars pulled in and lashed tight (for the right-blowing wind had made it unnecessary to work them), going along in the gleaming moonlight, we saw a square-rigged ship hard by us, under full sail, bearing a little to the larboard and directly in out path--so close, indeed, that we had to haul down out sail to keep from ramming her, at which they swung hard over to let us pass.
"We were doing this scene one day when the Renown is setting sail for the West Indies, and he had a line he had to say to me which was something like 'Weather the Lizard, and put your sails to larboard, Mr Hornblower', and I had to say 'Aye Aye.