American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. On or toward the port or left side of a ship.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nautical, to or on the port side of a ship, as in the phrase hard aport. Hard aport! as a command, instructs the helmsman to turn the tiller to the left or port side of the ship, thus causing the ship to swerve to the right or starboard.
- adv. shipping on the left side of the boat
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. (Naut.) On or towards the port or left side; -- said of the helm.
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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.”
“Before he could finish the query, she slammed the steering guide hard aport and yelled out, "Hang on!”
The Howling Stones
““Hard aport!” he shouted, and instantly Shelby cut hard to the left.”
“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.”
Flinx In Flux
“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.”
Flinx In Flux
“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.”
Pirates of Venus
Looking for tweets for aport.