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'MaerskKendal' is a rarity with its British flag, the 'LONDON' home port painted on its bow, its two British chief officers, and its portrait of the queen in the mess room, apparently common courtesy on British ships, but a little alarming to me.
Rose George

Meaning of "home port" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF HOME PORT

home port  [həʊm pɔːt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HOME PORT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Home port is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES HOME PORT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

home port

Home port

A vessel's home port is the port at which it is based, which may not be the same as its port of registry shown on its registration documents and lettered on the stern of the ship's hull. In the cruise industry the term "home port" is often mistakenly used in reference to a ship's port of departure.

Definition of home port in the English dictionary

The definition of home port in the dictionary is the port where a ship is based.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HOME PORT


airport
ˈɛəˌpɔːt
apport
əˈpɔːt
Bridgeport
ˈbrɪdʒˌpɔːt
carport
ˈkɑːˌpɔːt
davenport
ˈdævənˌpɔːt
export
ˈɛkspɔːt
import
ɪmˈpɔːt
import-export
ˈɪmpɔːtˈekspɔːt
Newport
ˈnjuːˌpɔːt
passport
ˈpɑːspɔːt
port
pɔːt
Porte
pɔːt
report
rɪˈpɔːt
Shreveport
ˈʃriːvˌpɔːt
Southport
ˈsaʊθˌpɔːt
sport
spɔːt
Stockport
ˈstɒkˌpɔːt
support
səˈpɔːt
teleport
ˈtɛlɪˌpɔːt
transport
trænsˈpɔːt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HOME PORT

home match
home movie
home nations
home news
Home of the Hirsel
Home Office
home owner
home ownership
home page
home plate
home posting
home range
home rule
home run
home sales
Home Secretary
home shopping
home side
home State
home straight

WORDS THAT END LIKE HOME PORT

annual report
background report
car port
Channel port
container port
ferry port
fishing port
free port
means of transport
minority report
parallel port
public transport
rapport
serial port
tawny port
technical support
the support
treaty port
USB port
way port

Synonyms and antonyms of home port in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «home port» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HOME PORT

Find out the translation of home port to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of home port from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «home port» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

母港
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puerto de origen
570 millions of speakers

English

home port
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

घर बंदरगाह
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ميناء المنزل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

порт приписки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

porto de origem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হোম পোর্ট
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

port d´attache
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelabuhan rumah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Heimathafen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

母港
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

홈 포트
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Port ngarep
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cổng nhà
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வீட்டுத் துறைமுகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मुख्य पोर्ट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ev limanı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

home port
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

port macierzysty
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

порт приписки
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

portul de origine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

θύρα σπίτι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

huis hawe
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hemmahamn
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

hjemmehavn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of home port

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HOME PORT»

The term «home port» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.418 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HOME PORT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «home port» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «home port» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about home port

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QUOTES WITH «HOME PORT»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word home port.
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Rose George
'MaerskKendal' is a rarity with its British flag, the 'LONDON' home port painted on its bow, its two British chief officers, and its portrait of the queen in the mess room, apparently common courtesy on British ships, but a little alarming to me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HOME PORT»

Discover the use of home port in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to home port and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Home Port Cookbook: Beloved Recipes from Martha's Vineyard
In this book, former" "chef/owner Will Holtham shares stories and culinary secrets from his forty years at the helm.
Will Holtham, 2011
2
Pitcairn Island as a Port of Call: A Record, 1790-2010, 2d ed.
Whale ship Montpelier of New Bedford, 320 tons, Ellery Tompkins Taber, Master, 17 months out from home port, 1,300 barrels ofoil on board. Whale ship William Hamilton of New Bedford, 463 tons, Lorenzo Fisher, Master, 7 months out from ...
Herbert Ford, 2012
3
The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America
(e) Every documented yacht shall have its name and hailing port placed on some conspicuous part of its hull. (R. S. 4178, as amended, sec. 21, 23 Stat. 68, R. S. 4214, as amended, 4495; 46 U. S. O. 46, 47, 103,493) § 3.17 Home port; ...
‎1974
4
Marine Review
Baltimore and Hampton Roads. Ports served in foreign countries— Antwerp, Amsterdam. Rotterdam. Boston Molasses Co., 175 Milk street, Boston. Operating Thurlow. Ships owned—1; net tonnage—2067. Home port——Boston. Boston Sand ...
‎1922
5
Statue of Liberty (eBook)
Home Port Playing Cards Ocean Voyage Playing Cards Ocean Voyage Playing Cards Ocean Voyage. 16 TLC10312 Copyright © Teaching & Learning Company , Carthage, IL 62321-0010. Home Port Card Home Port Card Home Port Card ...
Julia Hargrove, 2001
6
The Southwestern Reporter
Thus changing the requirement that the home port should be the residence of the owner, and granting the option of selecting one of three places as a home port, to wit, the port of registry, the place in the same district where the vessel was built ...
‎1904
7
The Lawyers Reports Annotated
205, has already been referred to so far as it negatived a local situs apart from the domicil of the owner, or at least apart from that domicil and the home port of the vessel, by reason of the waters in which the vessel was employed and the ports ...
Burdett Alberto Rich, Henry Philip Farnham, George Hiram Parmele, 1911
8
Decisions of the Comptroller General of the United States
would also permit travel and transportation from the designated location to the member's new duty station or the home port of his ship when he is reassigned to duty not involving such arduous circumstances. The submission cites our decision ...
‎1979
9
United States Code, 2000 Edition: Title 32, National Guard, ...
Pub. L. 101-189 amended subsec. (c) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (c) read as follows: "A member of the uniformed services on permanent duty aboard a ship which undergoes a change of home port to the overhaul or inactivation ...
‎2002
10
The Lawyers Reports Annotated
1901, p. 2830), § 4178 of the Revised Statutes was amended, inter alia, by substituting the phrase "home port" in the place of the phrase "port to which she shall belong." The court, in Com. v. Ayer & L. Tie Co. 25 Ky. L. Rep. 1008, 77 S. W. 686, ...
‎1906

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HOME PORT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term home port is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Terrorism, Ukraine and the American threat: the view from Russia …
A pro-Putin exhibition entitled Crimea: Return to Home Port, in Moscow. A pro-Putin exhibition in Moscow, entitled Crimea: Return to Home Port ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Spanish ship to handle east coast supply duties for Royal Canadian …
... as Cantabria departs her temporary home port of Fleet Base East for the last time, to return to her home port of Ferrol, Spain after serving with ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»
3
Pictures Of The Day: The Best Images From Around The World On …
Although not a port of call in the original crossing made by Britannia, New York has been Cunard's North American home port for over a century ... «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
4
100,000 expected to take in beauty, history of tall ships - The …
BOWDOIN's wood hull is powered by a 190 HP diesel engine. The schooner's home port in in Castine and with 2,000 feet of sail area she's the ... «Press Herald, Jul 15»
5
RNLI Lifeboat in two sea rescues, one in Redcar other in Saltburn …
The lifeboat rigged a tow and proceeded towads the disabled boat's home port of Hartlepool until the Hartlepool all-weather lifeboat arrived on ... «Gazette Live, Jul 15»
6
Impressive Navy tall ship from India stops off in Plymouth after three …
During their voyage away from their home port of Kochi they will spend 221 days away, sail 17,000 nautical miles, visit 17 ports sailing in three ... «Plymouth Herald, Jul 15»
7
OPINION: The role of the North in slavery - MadisonJournalTODAY
They had an outward passage from their home port to Africa caring trade items, usually barrels of rum. When they reached Africa, they traded ... «Madison Journal TODAY, Jul 15»
8
DCNS showcases L'Adroit offshore patrol vessel in Gulf of Guinea …
L'Adroit left her home port of Toulon in France on March 10 with the main mission of participating in Operation Atalanta, the EU anti-piracy ... «defenceWeb, Jul 15»
9
Beat the rush | jacksonville.com
... Marines, airmen, guardsmen and their families enrolled with a primary care manager and Medical Home Port team at one of its facilities. «Florida Times-Union, Jul 15»
10
Journal Of Commerce - Drought-stricken California: Wanting to be …
San Diego is home port for the nation's aircraft carriers, all of which have desalination plants (as do nuclear submarines, for that matter). «Journal of Commerce, Jul 15»

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