Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. On or toward the port or left side of a ship.

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  • adv. on the left side of the boat

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. On or towards the port or left side; -- said of the helm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Nautical, to or on the port side of a ship, as in the phrase hard aport.

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Examples

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  • And then Lovat, seeing the long swell of that grey sea, and the funnels of ships like a city suburb, put the helm hard aport, and turned the ship about, and beat against a horrible sea and wind till they got into the opposite drift.

    Kangaroo

  • Before he could finish the query, she slammed the steering guide hard aport and yelled out, "Hang on!"

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  • “Hard aport!” he shouted, and instantly Shelby cut hard to the left.

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  • Out in the commercial district, away from the bars and simulated strip joints and stimclubs, few lights showed below‑until a smaller, much faster skimmer shot by hard aport.

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  • Out in the commercial district, away from the bars and simulated strip joints and stimclubs, few lights showed below-until a smaller, much faster skimmer shot by hard aport.

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  • All during the night we had been gradually gaining upon the unsuspecting Sovong until now we were scarcely a hundred yards astern of her, slightly aport.

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