from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having three ports; specif.: Designating a type of two-cycle internal-combustion engine in which the mixture enters the crank case through a port uncovered by the piston near the end of its stroke.


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  • A single cable lets you power and charge your laptop while also connecting it to the display's three-port USB hub.

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  • Users have a choice of getting the charger with two ports (Idapt I2) or the three-port model (Idapt I3), which I tested.


  • Like all the Cinema Display range, the screen is more than just a screen, coming with a built-in iSight® video camera, microphone and speakers, a universal MagSafe® connector and a powered three-port USB 2.0 hub.

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  • Designed as a companion for any Mac notebook or desktop, the 27-inch display includes a built-in iSight video camera for video conferencing, an integrated MagSafe charger to keep Mac notebooks charged, built-in Mini DisplayPort connectivity for video and audio input and a powered three-port USB 2.0 hub so customers can charge their iPhone® or iPod® even when they take their MacBook with them.


  • The new Cinema Display includes a built-in iSight camera, speakers, microphone and a powered three-port USB-2. 0 hub, in addition to a universal MagSafe adapter that can charge a connected MacBook or MacBook Pro.


  • It's designed to reduce cable and device clutter on a desk by combining the features of several computer accessories in a single housing, like a dock, a three-port USB hub, a mini USB port, and an SDHC/SD/MMC card reader.

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  • They included a Kingston 1GB USB drive, a Western Digital MyBook 500GB external hard drive, a Toshiba external DVD drive, a Logitech wireless mouse, a Brother 2170W laser printer, a Sony voice recorder, a Memorex keyboard, a three-port USB hub and an 8GB iPod Nano.

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  • The back is matte black with three-port USB hub, push-button on / off switch, and one 3. 5mm stereo audio jack.


  • It was on a regular three-port rotation through the Indian Ocean from Salalah, Oman, to Djibouti and then to Mombasa, Reinhart said.

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  • An integrated three-port USB hub can be used to connect other devices, while stored data can be shared through either a wireless or Ethernet network.

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