Definitions for "PORTAL"
By analogy with the French portail, used by recent writers for the whole architectural composition which surrounds and includes the doorways and porches of a church.
A Website acted as a specific view to the Internet that offers a variety of information and services, including e-mail, forums and search engines.
A once popular term to refer to a site that is an entry point to other sites on the internet. Often refers to search engines and directories. The use of this term is declining rapidly.
A door or gate; hence, a way of entrance or exit, especially one that is grand and imposing.
The lesser gate, where there are two of different dimensions.
An archway made by combining wings/legs and border. Also a decorative framing, columns and pediments or filigree or other that frames the stage.
Keywords:  patio, viga, porch, covered, supports
A covered porch or patio often with viga supports.
Patio attached to a home, covered with a fixed roof supported by posts.
A covered patio or entry.
The NASDs system for secondary trading of unregistered securities in transactions...
PORTAL stands for Private Offering, Resale and Trading through Automated Linkages, the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SECURITIES DEALERS9 (NASD'S) electronic trading facility through which resales of securities pursuant to the exemption in Rule 144A of Regulation S may be transacted. PORTAL was approved by the SEC in 1990. Section 4(11/2) exemption.
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Portal was a mix between a computer game and an interactive novel. It was published for the Amiga computer in 1986 by Activision, written by Rob Swigart, produced by Brad Fregger and programmed by Nexa Corporation. Versions for the Macintosh, Commodore 64, Apple II, and the IBM PC were later released.
Keywords:  bacause, wpolys, britney, popupid, bsp
popupid: portal](Compile Tools) A surface that describes the intersection of two Leaf boundaries (ie. the slices of air that divide Leafs within the map). Portals are only used by the compile process for mathematical calculations, and are not written to the BSP file or used by the Half-Life engine. Compare: Leaf.
a really neat place to get your email and the latest pushed info on Britney Spears' tour, but when you search, you need a search utility
Used as a marketing tactic to generate top ranking in most search engines.
adj. L. portare = to carry; of a vascular system carrying blood between infundibulum and adenohypophysis = hypothalamohypophyseal portal system. (NB. portal vein is named from L. porta = door).
a door into the Internet
Door into another system. RB: 1
Keywords:  hep
and HEP.
Portal is a fictional mutant superhero in the Marvel Comics universe. He first appeared as Little Sky in Avengers #304 (June 1989), and as Portal in Darkhawk #5 (July 1991).
Portal is an independent progressive metal band from Edmonton, Canada that originally took form in the Summer of 2000 as a studio project of lead singer and frontman Kenton Thomas. The group records under the Resonance Industries label, an independent record company and studio owned an operated by Thomas and members of the group.
Keywords:  tunnel, addit, ventilation, exit, shaft
An opening to the outside environment at the end of an addit, tunnel or shaft.
The open end of a tunnel. Usually includes a wall to retain the soil around the opening. May also include service and ventilation building.
The point where trains enter and exit tunnels.
a thin layer in a heterogeneous environment," explains Peter Matthews, technology strategist, Office of CTO at Computer Associates
The space, at one end, between opposite trusses when these are terminated by inclined braces.
The space between the batter braces at one end of a bridge. Sometimes the term is applied to the portal bracing, though incorrectly.
A monumental entranceway to a building or courtyard.
Keywords:  breviary, portass, prayer, book
A prayer book or breviary; a portass.
Glues credential checkers and realm s together.
A Portal is used to connect two Zones together. A Portal is a subclass of Geom that is placed in the scene graph using a PortalInstance. class
Keywords:  mviva, wisp, launch, screen, pad
a collection of interactive screens and services linked together under a common brand and design
a launch pad to information and services
The Portal is the first screen seen on entering the Department's Internet Services and Products system. It is the user's main menu screen. It contains links and buttons to help users navigate to other parts of the system.
The small incisions made around the shoulder joint for inserting the arthroscope and surgical instruments. Portal incisions are about the size of a small buttonhole.
a crossroads of energy that enables a creative sequence or string of opportunities, which in turn manifest different realities and experiences
an opportunity for all of us to move forward in consciousness
Of or pertaining to a porta, especially the porta of the liver; as, the portal vein, which enters the liver at the porta, and divides into capillaries after the manner of an artery.
a short vein that carries blood into the liver
a collection of resources and tools located on one page
a combination of wide variety of information organization resources to achieve the goals
a great solution for certain types of data warehouse outputs but other types are more suited to traditional data warehouse presentation tools
A portal consists of a header (border) and tabs (legs) that can be moved to adjust the size and shape of the proscenium opening to fit various performance needs. It is usually located just up stage of the front curtain and may have provision for mounting lights.
Keywords:  matterless, vortex, travel, refer, term
While this term can also refer to a matterless vortex used to travel between ...
Keywords:  draughts, partition, screen
a partition or screen to keep out some of the draughts.
a container, whether you fill it with content, composite applications, or both is merely an academic distinction
an attempt to try to corral people into using only your services and reading only your content
a kind of home base for Internet surfers, a runway to other destinations
an express train for marketing your listing throughout the Internet
an Internet based application that allows any company or organization to increase productivity, lower costs, and improve communications
Keywords:  podcast, episodes, former, season, fall
Portal is a former TV show which aired on G4. During its two-season run from 2002-2004, it was one of the most popular shows on the network. Re-runs of the episodes will be available in podcast form from G4TV.com beginning Fall 2006.
a place of visitation with God where there is an open heaven
A port hole in the sky that gives aliens Earth visitation privileges.
an imaginary surface that intervenes between a view and some detailed geometry not included in the current section
Formerly, a small square corner in a room separated from the rest of the apartment by wainscoting, forming a short passage to another apartment.
Keywords:  handy, miniature, canvas, link, well
a large, well organized group of handy links
a miniature window onto a canvas as well as a link to that canvas
Keywords:  webbrowser, shell, run, designed
Like a shell only designed to run in the webbrowser.
a comprehensive working environment, as fundamental as the computer desktop
a process management and document storage application that is fundamental to the smooth operation of the specification development process
(a.k.a. Zone Portal ) A particular type of special brush usually in the form of a sheet that can divide one zone into two different zones. For more information on Portals, see the LevelOptimizationBSP document.
a connection between otherwise discontinuous points in space or time
A Portal is one of the polygons of a thing mesh object which will not be texture mapped (unless it has a semi-transparent texture). Instead another sector (visible through that portal) will be drawn. A portal may even point back into the sector in which it is contained. This is useful for portals which act as mirrors. A more general form of a mirror is a space warping portal. This way a portal can go to any place in the world.
The logical point at which frames from a non-802.11 LAN enter the infrastructure.
A planar frame where the lateral and bending forces are transferred by moment resisting connections from the portal rafters to the columns.
a wormhole of energy made within the light matrix of the physical plain
an opening to another dimension through which discarnates or other negative energies enter
a complex application addressed to a wide range of users
a framework that allows a company to create a unified presentation mechanism that is used to deliver key applications in a personalized manner to its users
a group of integrated software applications that enables the user to do many unrelated things
Keywords:  endpoint, communication
a communication endpoint
a page that you show condensed data from your main board
a set of scripts, usually operating through modules or blocks, where you can include many different types of output on your page
a spot people will bookmark, add to their list of favorites, or even set as a home page
Keywords:  doubt, undertaking, big, getting, paid
a big undertaking and I doubt anyone is willing to do it long-term without getting paid
Portal is the name of the beginners set which came out on May 1, 1997. Depending on the language, the set contains between 221 and 228 cards.
a collection of vendors, some of which sell similar products
a collection of vendors who serve a certain market
Keywords:  scene, window
a window into a scene
Keywords:  jumping, off, place
a jumping off place
Keywords:  guide, city, entire, region
a Guide to an entire city or region
a key component of an enterprise business integration strategy
a receipt for your successful form submission
Keywords:  warp, spot, device, back, designated
a device used to warp back to a designated spot
Keywords:  field, treatment
Treatment field.
Keywords:  radiation, treated, field, area, body
The body area that is treated with radiation. Also referred to as a field.
a graphic that has an additional address, called its look-on L
a window into an organization's practices and processes
Same as port.