- (n.) That which diverts, and makes mirth; pastime; amusement.
- (n.) Mock; mockery; contemptuous mirth; derision.
- (n.) That with which one plays, or which is driven about in play; a toy; a plaything; an object of mockery.
- (n.) Play; idle jingle.
- (n.) Diversion of the field, as fowling, hunting, fishing, racing, games, and the like, esp. when money is staked.
- (n.) A plant or an animal, or part of a plant or animal, which has some peculiarity not usually seen in the species; an abnormal variety or growth. See Sporting plant, under Sporting.
- (n.) A sportsman; a gambler.
- (v. i.) To play; to frolic; to wanton.
- (v. i.) To practice the diversions of the field or the turf; to be given to betting, as upon races.
- (v. i.) To trifle.
- (v. i.) To assume suddenly a new and different character from the rest of the plant or from the type of the species; -- said of a bud, shoot, plant, or animal. See Sport, n., 6.
- (v. t.) To divert; to amuse; to make merry; -- used with the reciprocal pronoun.
- (v. t.) To represent by any knd of play.
- (v. t.) To exhibit, or bring out, in public; to use or wear; as, to sport a new equipage.
- (v. t.) To give utterance to in a sportive manner; to throw out in an easy and copious manner; -- with off; as, to sport off epigrams.
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Definition of: PORTS
- Modify (software) for use on a different machine or platform
- Drink port; "We were porting all in the club after dinner"
- Carry or hold with both hands diagonally across the body, especially of weapons; "port a rifle"
- (computer science) computer circuit consisting of the hardware and associated circuitry that links one device with another (especially a computer and a hard disk drive or other peripherals)
- Carry, bear, convey, or bring; "The small canoe could be ported easily"
- The left side of a ship or aircraft to someone who is aboard and facing the bow or nose
- Turn or go to the port or left side, of a ship; "The big ship was slowly porting"
- An opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
- Land at or reach a port; "The ship finally ported"
- Sweet dark-red dessert wine originally from Portugal
- Bring to port; "the captain ported the ship at night"
- A place (seapor
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- (n.) A strap; specifically, same as Strap, 3.
- (v. t.) To draw over, or rub upon, a strop with a view to sharpen; as, to strop a razor.
- (n.) A piece of rope spliced into a circular wreath, and put round a block for hanging it.