porthole


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Synonyms for porthole

a window in a ship or airplane

an opening (in a wall or ship or armored vehicle) for firing through

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Out through the open porthole, in a steady stream, Daughtry was passing the contents of the room.
The Vaterland at that time was beating up to the south of City Hall from over the ruins of the Brooklyn Bridge, and the reports of the gun, followed by the first crashes of the collapsing Dexter building, brought Kurt and, Smallways to the cabin porthole. They were in time to see the flash of the exploding gun, and then they were first flattened against the window and then rolled head over heels across the floor of the cabin by the air wave of the explosion.
He clung to the frame of the porthole as the airship tossed and swayed, and stared down through the light rain that now drove before the wind, into the twilight streets, watching people running out of the houses, watching buildings collapse and fires begin.
Lights shone on her decks, in her portholes. And the same voice shouted from her:
From here an unusual door with cute porthole leads through to the lounge, here we find exposed stone walls, open fireplace with log burner and open tread staircase leading up to the first floor.
The nauticalthemed Porthole cafe has set sail on a new era.
This costs from PS5,850pp all-inclusive but if you want a cabin with a porthole it will cost PS9,045pp.
A STRIKING 136-bedroom student accommodation scheme, with porthole windows, has been completed in Cardiff.
THE "Porthole murder", involving a beautiful actress who vanished from a luxury liner after a sexual encounter with a lowly deck steward, caused waves back in the 1940s.
James Camb, left, who was accused of murdering Gay Gibson in her cabin and pushing her body out of a porthole. Above: Artefacts from the room in court THE "Porthole murder", involving a beautiful actress who vanished from a luxury liner after a sexual encounter with a lowly deck steward, caused waves back in the 1940s.
The "Porthole murder" was one of the most sensational cases of the 20th century, involving a beautiful actress who vanished from a luxury liner after a sexual encounter with a lowly deck steward.
Porthole Mirrors, from PS59-PS170 each, Graham & Green (grahamandgreen.co.uk) A porthole wall mirror with convex glass can create an interesting illusion of depth.
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In most cases you'll have to manually go around clicking "Open Porthole" on any Vacuum you placed.
It would seem that the two stowaways were at fault for the sinking by leaving open the porthole covers (deadlights) near the stormy waterline.