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Porringers

ˈpɒrɪn(d)ʒə

Meanings of Porringers:

noun

A small bowl, typically with a handle, used for soup, stew, or similar dishes.

Usage examples:

One vessel, a stoneware porringer with twisted handles, painted cobalt blue, is a form uncommon for…

Meanings of Port:

noun

A town or city with a harbour or access to navigable water where ships load or unload.

Usage examples:

The french port of toulon
verb

Turn (a ship or its helm) to port.

Usage examples:

The yacht immediately raised all sail and ported her helm

Meanings of Port-in-a-storm:

idiom

Somewhere or someone from which or whom you can get help in a difficult situation

Usage examples:

She held on to me as though i were a port in a storm., therefore, while they may represent a port i…

Meanings of Port-of-call:

noun

A place where you stop for a short time, especially on a journey

Meanings of Port-wine-stain:

noun

A dark red birthmark (= mark on the skin that has been there since a person's birth)

Meanings of Porta:

Denoting something that is movable or portable, often used as part of a proprietary name.

Usage examples:

Portaloo

Portability

ˌpɔː.təˈbɪl.ə.ti

Meanings of Portability:

noun

The ability to be easily carried or moved.

Usage examples:

The portability of a laptop

Portable

ˈpɔː.tə.bəl

Meanings of Portable:

adjective

Able to be easily carried or moved, especially because being of a lighter and smaller version than usual.

Usage examples:

A portable television
noun

A small version of something, such as a television, that can be easily carried.

Usage examples:

The notes had been typed on an old portable with a faded ribbon

Meanings of Portableness:

noun

Portability.

Portables

ˈpɔː.tə.bəl

Meanings of Portables:

noun

A small version of something, such as a television, that can be easily carried.

Usage examples:

The notes had been typed on an old portable with a faded ribbon
adjective

Able to be easily carried or moved, especially because being of a lighter and smaller version than usual.

Usage examples:

A portable television

Portage

ˈpɔːtɪdʒ

Meanings of Portage:

noun

The carrying of a boat or its cargo between two navigable waters.

Usage examples:

The return journey was made much simpler by portage
verb

Carry (a boat or its cargo) between navigable waters.

Usage examples:

We portaged everything here

Portaged

ˈpɔː.tɪdʒ

Meanings of Portaged:

verb

Carry (a boat or its cargo) between navigable waters.

Usage examples:

We portaged everything here
noun

The carrying of a boat or its cargo between two navigable waters.

Usage examples:

The return journey was made much simpler by portage

Portages

ˈpɔː.tɪdʒ

Meanings of Portages:

noun

The carrying of a boat or its cargo between two navigable waters.

Usage examples:

The return journey was made much simpler by portage
verb

Carry (a boat or its cargo) between navigable waters.

Usage examples:

We portaged everything here

Portaging

ˈpɔː.tɪdʒ

Meanings of Portaging:

verb

Carry (a boat or its cargo) between navigable waters.

Usage examples:

We portaged everything here
noun

The carrying of a boat or its cargo between two navigable waters.

Usage examples:

The return journey was made much simpler by portage

Portal

ˈpɔː.təl

Meanings of Portal:

noun

A doorway, gate, or other entrance, especially a large and imposing one.

Usage examples:

I drove past the studios; the gates seemed like portals to some other world.
adjective

Relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, especially the transverse fissure of the liver.

Usage examples:

The liver biopsy specimen showed portal triads and sinusoids infiltrated with lymphoid cells.

Meanings of Portalled:

adjective

Furnished with or having a portal or portals.

Meanings of Portals:

noun

A doorway, gate, or other entrance, especially a large and imposing one.

Usage examples:

I drove past the studios; the gates seemed like portals to some other world.
adjective

Relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, especially the transverse fissure of the liver.

Usage examples:

The liver biopsy specimen showed portal triads and sinusoids infiltrated with lymphoid cells.

Meanings of Portamenti:

noun

A slide from one note to another, especially in singing or playing the violin.

Usage examples:

Some schmaltzy portamentos

Meanings of Portamento:

noun

A slide from one note to another, especially in singing or playing the violin.

Usage examples:

Some schmaltzy portamentos

Portamentos

ˌpɔːtəˈmɛntəʊ

Meanings of Portamentos:

noun

A slide from one note to another, especially in singing or playing the violin.

Usage examples:

Some schmaltzy portamentos

Meanings of Portas:

noun

A portable breviary.

Meanings of Portate:

adjective

As postpositive. in a sloping position, as if carried on the shoulder. chiefly in "cross portate".

Portative

ˈpɔː.tə.tɪv ˌɔː.ɡən

Meanings of Portative:

noun

A simple organ (= a musical instrument with a keyboard) that is light and small enough to be carried from place to place

Usage examples:

Her sister dolly accompanies her on the portative organ., saint cecilia is traditionally depicted a…

Meanings of Portcullis:

noun

A strong, heavy grating that can be lowered down grooves on each side of a gateway to block it.

Usage examples:

Unbroken, that is, except by the gate itself, with the heavy iron bars of the portcullis still lowe…

Meanings of Porte:

proper noun

The ottoman court at constantinople.

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