port bow

noun

Definition of port bow

: the port surface of a ship's hull that curves inward to the stem distinguished from starboard bow

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“Port bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/port%20bow. Accessed 1 Oct. 2020.

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