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portal.
1. Entrance doorway or gateway of monumental character, especially if emphasized by a stately architectural treatment making it the principal architectural motif of a façade.

2. Lesser doorway to a gateway-tower.

3. Portico.

4. Arch over a gateway or doorway.

5. Structural frame consisting of two stanchions connected to beams that are fixed at angles corresponding to the roof-pitch and rigidly joined at the apex and the tops of the stanchions.

6. Frame of a gate.

7. Small lobby in a room defined and separated off from the rest of the apartment by wainscoting.

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por·tal1 / ˈpôrtl/ • n. 1. a doorway, gate, or other entrance, esp. a large and elaborate one. 2. Comput. an Internet site providing access or links to other sites. por·tal2 • adj. Anat. of or relating to an opening in an organ through which major blood vessels pass, esp. the transverse fissure of the liver.

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portal

portal1 stately doorway or gateway. XIV. — OF. — medL. portāle, sb. use of n. of portālis, f. porta PORT2; see -AL1.

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portal

portal2 (anat.) pert. to the porta or tranverse fissure of the liver. XIX. — modL. portālis (see prec.).

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