(=harbour) port m
→ They often went down to the port to look at the foreign ships.
(=harbour town) port m
→ the Mediterranean port of Marseilles
(=left side of ship) bâbord m
→ I can never remember which is port and which is starboard.
(=leftwards) à bâbord
→ a few hundred yards to port
→ The ship was listing badly to port.
(=wine) porto m
a glass of port un verre de porto
→ the bridges which link the port area to the city centre
[+ship] bâbord m on her port side à bâbord → The ship's name was clearly visible on her port side. port bow bâbord m avant →
car port , carport
n auvent m pour voitures
n port m de la Manche
→ ... the channel ports of Le Havre and Caen.
→ ... a rail link between London and the channel ports.
n port m à conteneurs
n port m de ferry
→ The campsite is a 20 minute drive from the ferry port of St Omer.
n port m franc
n autorités fpl portuaires
→ the Delaware River Port Authority
port of call
[+ship, passenger] (port d')escale f
→ Our next port of call was Cyprus.
→ Their first port of call will be Cape Town.
Your first port of call should be ... Vous devriez passer en premier à ...
→ The local tourist office should be your first port of call in any town.
n (COMPUTING) port m série