open port


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open port

(1) A type of traffic in a TCP/IP network (identified by port number) that is allowed to come into or go out of the network. For details, see opening a port.

(2) A socket (jack) that has nothing plugged into it.
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The gang-plank being on the port side, Dag Daughtry paddled around to the starboard and brought the canoe to a stop under a certain open port.
He looked again at the open port. Swinburne had furnished the key.
As my eye glanced round this place, I thought I saw sitting, by an open port, with one of the Micawber children near her, a figure like Emily's; it first attracted my attention, by another figure parting from it with a kiss; and as it glided calmly away through the disorder, reminding me of - Agnes!
He whispered, his arms folded on the side of my bed place, staring through the open port. And I could imagine perfectly the manner of this thinking out--a stubborn if not a steadfast operation; something of which I should have been perfectly incapable.
The spirit of the place descended upon Saxon and Billy, and they walked softly, speaking in whispers, almost afraid to go in through the open ports. There was neither priest nor worshiper, yet they found all the evidences of use, by a congregation which Billy judged must be small from the number of the benches.
The company's open port transceivers, optical network solutions, and open network switches are optimized for interoperability with the industry's OEM platforms.
In addition to enjoying The Construction Zone at the Atrium at Port Discovery, in late January the museum will open Port Discovery's Pop-Up Play Space at the Shops at Kenilworth.
Rutherford is a senior managing director of NRI Energy Partners LLC and currently serves as the executive director of the Coalition for a Fair and Open Port, an ad hoc voluntary unincorporated nonprofit association of energy industry entities.
On the ground there is always some kind of open port where there is access to data.
Meanwhile, Stena Line chiefs have said customs checks could disturb the whole "open port" business model of Holyhead.
Advion, Inc., a systems and consumables developer for the life sciences industry, has launched the Open Port Sampling Interface.
Netlab360 said the attack took advantage of an open port, a part of the operating system that allows a device to communicate with the internet.