[pawrt-lee, pohrt-] /ˈpɔrt li, ˈpoʊrt-/
adjective, portlier, portliest.
rather heavy or fat; stout; corpulent.
Archaic. stately, dignified, or imposing.
adjective -lier, -liest
stout or corpulent
(archaic) stately; impressive
early 15c., “stately, dignified,” from port (n.3) “bearing, carriage” + -ly (1). Meaning “stout” is first recorded 1590s.
- Port lyautey
/ljəʊˈteɪ/ noun 1. the former name (1932–56) of Kénitra
noun, Linguistics. 1. a phonological unit of more than one morpheme, as French au to (him) from a to + le masculine article, which realizes a preposition and the definite article; a single morph that is analyzed as representing two underlying morphemes.
[pawrt-man-toh, pohrt-; pawrt-man-toh, pohrt-] /pɔrtˈmæn toʊ, poʊrt-; ˌpɔrt mænˈtoʊ, ˌpoʊrt-/ noun, plural portmanteaus, portmanteaux [pawrt-man-tohz, -toh, pohrt-, pawrt-man-tohz, -toh, pohrt-] /pɔrtˈmæn toʊz, -toʊ, poʊrt-, ˌpɔrt mænˈtoʊz, -ˈtoʊ, ˌpoʊrt-/ (Show IPA). Chiefly British. 1. a case or bag to carry clothing in while traveling, especially a leather trunk or suitcase that opens into two halves. 2. […]
networking A server that converts TCP/IP protocol port numbers into RPC program numbers. It must be running in order to make RPC calls. When an RPC server starts, it tells portmap the port number it is listening on and what RPC program numbers it serves. Before a client can call a given RPC program number, […]