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Meaning of PORTHOLE

Pronunciation:  'powrt`howl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through
  2. [n]  a window in a ship or airplane
 

PORTHOLE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: embrasure, port
 
 See Also: deadlight, fuselage, opening, ship, window

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Port"hole`\, n. (Naut.)
An embrasure in a ship's side. See 3d {Port}.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air hole, armhole, bay, bay window, blowhole, bow window, bullet-hole, bunghole, casement, casement window, cringle, deadeye, eye, eyelet, fan window, fanlight, gasket, grille, grommet, guide, keyhole, knothole, lancet window, lantern, lattice, light, loop, loophole, louver window, manhole, mousehole, oriel, pane, peephole, picture window, pigeonhole, pinhole, placket, placket hole, port, punch-hole, rose window, skylight, spiracle, tap, transom, vent, venthole, wicket, window, window bay, window glass, windowpane
 

 

 

 

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