from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
- n. A place of shelter; a refuge.
- transitive v. To give shelter to: harbor refugees; harbor a fugitive.
- transitive v. To provide a place, home, or habitat for: a basement that harbors a maze of pipes; streams that harbor trout and bass.
- transitive v. To entertain or nourish (a specified thought or feeling): harbor a grudge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sheltered expanse of water, adjacent to land, in which ships may dock or anchor, especially for loading and unloading.
- n. Any place of shelter.
- v. To provide a harbor or safe place for.
- v. To take refuge or shelter in a protected expanse of water.
- v. To hold or persistently entertain in one's thoughts or mind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.
- n. Specif.: A lodging place; an inn.
- n. The mansion of a heavenly body.
- n. A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven.
- n. A mixing box for materials.
- intransitive v. To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor.
- transitive v. To afford lodging to; to entertain as a guest; to shelter; to receive; to give a refuge to; to indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To provide a lodging or lodging-place for; lodge.
- To give shelter to; protect; secure; secrete: as, to harbor a thief.
- Hence To entertain; cherish; indulge: as, to harbor malice or revenge.
- To trace home, as a deer to its covert; earth.
- Synonyms Foster, etc. See cherish.
- To lodge; dwell.
- To receive shelter or protection; be entertained; be secreted.
- To find a harbor; anchor in a harbor, as a ship.
- n. A place of shelter; a lodging; an inn.
- n. Specifically The covert of the hart or hind.
- n. Accommodation; lodging; shelter; refuge.
- n. A port or haven for ships; a sheltered recess in the coast-line of a sea, gulf, bay, or lake, most frequently at the mouth of a river.
- n. In glass-making, a chest 6 or 7 feet long which holds the mixed ingredients before they are put into the pot for fusion.
- n. An obsolete form of arbor, a garden, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. secretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
- v. maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)
- n. a place of refuge and comfort and security
- n. a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
- v. hold back a thought or feeling about
- v. keep in one's possession; of animals
Whether he could sail the ship into the harbor is a totally different matter, and would probably require more Viagra and heart medication.
The most outstanding thing you see in the harbor is a large number of abandoned fishing boats left to rot.
The waters of the Chesapeake Bay, of which the harbor is an inlet, have enough exchange with the Atlantic that he can find a phage for almost any species of bacteria, he says.
The Ancient Islamic fort guarding the harbor is pockmarked from years of shelling.
Heavily fortified, the impregnable harbor is guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.
That they could come off as the safe harbor from a out of control legislators who don't listen to their constituents.
New York City, with the Statue of Liberty in its harbor, is a symbol of the very freedom and liberty upon which our great nation was founded.
When a great ship is in harbor and moored, it is safe, there can be no doubt.
Nantucket harbor is fishing well and I have had several reports of good size fish there.
In other news, I have no idea how the inside of a building is a substitute for Batman dropping into Hong Kong harbor from a plane.