Changing Port Numbers

Homonym: one of a group of words that share the same pronunciation but have different meanings. Take for example, the word "port". It could mean a place where ships take shelter, the left side of a vessel, a type of wine or, most importantly, a communication channel or endpoint on a computer or network. To complicate things further, the term "computer port" has three distinctions within itself (a hom-homonym?). For today, let's define a port as a virtual connection that allows computers to handle multiple networking tasks at the same time. Still with me? Good. That was the hard part.…

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