Origin of portal1
Definition for portal (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for portal
The portal will have a system of simultaneous translation in three languages including English.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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It was clear people saw the memorial as a portal to the next life, a way to reach their lost loved ones on the wind.David Best Creates a Temple Made of Memories Outside San Francisco|Debra A. Klein|February 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What it offered instead was something far more unsettling: a portal to the life and times of a twisted, small man.
Valle plunged to depths most of us cannot even imagine, via an Internet portal called Dark Fetish Network.Cannibal Cop’s Dark Fetishes Detailed in Grisly Trial Testimony|Michael Daly|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The church of Notre-Dame, partly modern, preserves a Gothic portal of the 16th century and a graceful tower of the same period.
The armorial design of the art, embossed above the portal, is a lamb bearing a cross.Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight|Mathew Joseph Holt
Passing through one of the three arches of this portal we come to the noble choir.The Spell of Flanders|Edward Neville Vose
But the time for ecstatic pathos had altogether passed away before he rode in at that portal.The Bertrams|Anthony Trollope
But Alkebar had wrenched the portal of the Earthman's recent prison open, and was in hot pursuit.The Revolt of the Star Men|Raymond Gallun
British Dictionary definitions for portal
- of or relating to a portal veinhepatic portal system
- of or relating to a porta
Word Origin for portal
Word Origin and History for portal
late 14c., "gate, gateway," from Old French portal "gate" (Modern French portail) and directly from Medieval Latin portale "city gate, porch," from neuter of portalis (adj.) "of a gate," from Latin porta "gate" (see port (n.1)).
Medicine definitions for portal
Culture definitions for portal
A Web site that provides a gateway to other Web sites.