the practice of working for several employers simultaneously rather than working full-time for a single employer
[French pawr zhahn-tee] /French pɔr ʒɑ̃ˈti/ noun 1. a seaport in W Gabon. /French pɔrʒɑ̃ti/ noun 1. the chief port of Gabon, in the west near the mouth of the Ogooué River: oil refinery. Pop: 80 841 (1993)
[hahr-kert, -kawrt, -kohrt] /ˈhɑr kərt, -kɔrt, -koʊrt/ noun 1. a seaport in S Nigeria. /ˈhɑːkət; -kɔːt/ noun 1. a port in S Nigeria, capital of Rivers state on the Niger delta: the nation’s second largest port; industrial centre. Pop: 942 000 (2005 est)
[pawrt-hohl, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrtˌhoʊl, ˈpoʊrt-/ noun 1. a round, windowlike opening with a hinged, watertight glass cover in the side of a vessel for admitting air and light. Compare 4 (def 1). 2. an opening in a wall, door, etc., as one through which to shoot. /ˈpɔːtˌhəʊl/ noun 1. a small aperture in the side of […]
noun, Metalworking. 1. a die having several openings for the extrusion of separate parts of an object later formed by the welding or fusing together of these parts.