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Middle French portance (“‘a carrying, support’”), from porter (“‘to carry’”) < [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] portare (“‘carry, bear, convey’”).
- port (also a dated/archaic sense)
- Lift (upward force, such as that which keeps an aircraft aloft)
- Bearing pressure
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