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, […]
noun 1. a city in SW British Columbia, in SW Canada, E of Vancouver, on an inlet of the Strait of Georgia.
[mawrz-bee, mohrz-] /ˈmɔrz bi, ˈmoʊrz-/ noun 1. a seaport in and the capital of Papua New Guinea: important Allied base in World War II. noun 1. an independent republic in the W Pacific Ocean, comprising the E part of New Guinea and numerous near-lying islands, including the Bismarck Archipelago, the Admiralty Islands, the Trobriand Islands, […]