porthole

noun port·hole \ ˈpȯrt-ˌhōl \
Updated on: 7 Nov 2017

Definition of porthole

1 :an opening (such as a window) with a cover or closure especially in the side of a ship or aircraft
2 :a port through which to shoot
3 :2port 2

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Origin and Etymology of porthole


PORTHOLE Defined for English Language Learners

porthole

noun

Definition of porthole for English Language Learners

  • : a small round window in the side of a ship or aircraft


PORTHOLE Defined for Kids

porthole

noun port·hole \ ˈpȯrt-ˌhōl \

Definition of porthole for Students

:a small window in the side of a ship or airplane


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