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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First Missouri volunteer regiment, their guns "aport" and ready for immediate service, and at their head -- the only mounted man in the regiment, according to my recollection -- rode their Colonel, who was
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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!"
“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.
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.
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.