1. A location in your computer where data comes in and goes out. 2. Port also refers to a number that is part of your URL. All services on an
Internet server listen on a port number on that server. A Web server normally will listen on port 80. 3. The translating of a piece of software from one type of a computer system to another. An example would be translating something from a Windows program so that a Macintosh could read it.