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porter

  
[1]  
      n  
1    a person employed to carry luggage, parcels, supplies, etc., esp. at a railway station or hotel  
2    (in hospitals) a person employed to move patients from place to place  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)   a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp. in a sleeper  
4      (E African)   a manual labourer  
     (C14: from Old French portour, from Late Latin portator, from Latin portare to carry)  
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porter   [2]  
      n  
1      (Chiefly Brit)   a person in charge of a gate or door; doorman or gatekeeper  
2    a person employed by a university or college as a caretaker and doorkeeper who also answers enquiries  
3    a person in charge of the maintenance of a building, esp. a block of flats  
4      (Also called)    ostiary     (R.C. Church)   a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders  
     (C13: from Old French portier, from Late Latin portarius doorkeeper, from Latin porta door)  

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porter   [3]  
      n     (Brit)   a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt  
     (C18: shortened from porter's ale, apparently because it was a favourite beverage of porters)  

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Porter  
      n  
1    Cole. 1893--1964, U.S. composer and lyricist of musical comedies. His most popular songs include Night and Day and Let's do It  
2    George, Baron Porter of Luddenham. born 1920, British chemist, who shared a Nobel prize for chemistry in 1967 for his work on flash photolysis  
3    Katherine Anne. 1890--1980, U.S. short-story writer and novelist. Her best-known collections of stories are Flowering Judas (1930) and Pale Horse, Pale Rider (1939)  
4    Peter. born 1929, Australian poet, living in Britain  
5    Rodney Robert. 1917--85, British biochemist: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1972 for determining the structure of an antibody  
6       William Sidney. original name of       O. Henry  


porter   [1]  
      n  
1    a person employed to carry luggage, parcels, supplies, etc., esp. at a railway station or hotel  
2    (in hospitals) a person employed to move patients from place to place  
3      (U.S. and Canadian)   a railway employee who waits on passengers, esp. in a sleeper  
4      (E African)   a manual labourer  
     (C14: from Old French portour, from Late Latin portator, from Latin portare to carry)  
porter   [2]  
      n  
1      (Chiefly Brit)   a person in charge of a gate or door; doorman or gatekeeper  
2    a person employed by a university or college as a caretaker and doorkeeper who also answers enquiries  
3    a person in charge of the maintenance of a building, esp. a block of flats  
4      (Also called)    ostiary     (R.C. Church)   a person ordained to what was formerly the lowest in rank of the minor orders  
     (C13: from Old French portier, from Late Latin portarius doorkeeper, from Latin porta door)  
porter   [3]  
      n     (Brit)   a dark sweet ale brewed from black malt  
     (C18: shortened from porter's ale, apparently because it was a favourite beverage of porters)  

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porter

  
[1]  
      n   baggage attendant, bearer, carrier  

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porter   [2]  
      n   caretaker, concierge, doorman, gatekeeper, janitor  

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Consulte también:

Porte, portière, pretor, port

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