Port (disambiguation)

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A port is a facility for receiving ships and transferring cargo.

Port or ports may also refer to:

Places[edit]

People[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Port (film), a 1934 Italian film
  • PORT, an arts blog edited by Jeff Jahn
  • PORT.hu, a Hungarian database of actors and several performance media

Computing and engineering[edit]

  • Port (circuit theory), a pair of terminals with equal and opposite current flows
  • Port (computer networking), a virtual data connection between computer programs
  • Port, exhaust or transfer orifice of a two-stroke engine
  • Bass reflex, also known as a reflex port or ported system, a system to increase loudspeaker efficiency
  • Computer port (hardware), a physical interface between a computer and other electronic devices
  • I/O port, a location in port address space associated with peripheral device
  • Ported barrel, a gun barrel with holes drilled into it that are designed to reduce the tendency of the firearm to flip upwards
  • Porting (engine), modification of the shape and size of the engine's ports to enhance aerodynamic flow
  • Porting, modification of software for compatibility with previously inapplicable resources
  • Ports collection, part of the package management infrastructure of modern BSD-derived operating systems package management infrastructure of modern BSD-derived operating systems

Medicine[edit]

  • Port (medical), a small medical appliance installed in the body
  • PORT Score, a tool for predicting risk of death from pneumonia

Transportation[edit]

  • Gun port, an opening in the side of the hull of a ship, above the waterline, which allows the muzzle of artillery pieces mounted on the gun deck to fire outside
  • Port and starboard, terms for the left and right sides, respectively, of air- or water-craft
  • Ports facilities facilitating or regulating transport of goods and/or personnel:

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