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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A small, generally round, opening in a ship's side for letting in light and air.

Usage examples (39)
  • It had a perfectly round door like a porthole, painted green, with a shiny yellow brass knob in the exact middle.
  • The porthole is the only thing that didn't get messed up.
  • The round thing behind the porthole is a carry point for a life preserver.
  • Here for instance is a high quality skiing glove with a "porthole" for your watch. for more
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