AskDefine | Define aport

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Adverb

aport
  1. (shipping) left side of the boat

Extensive Definition

An apport is the transference of an article from an unknown source, to you, or another place by unknown means. The item can be anything, from coins and jewellery from ancient times, to modern objects such as watches and keys.
Apports are often associated with poltergeist activity, usually out of place items are found around the house and on rare occasions actually being witnessed landing on the floor, in a person's lap or dropping from the ceiling.
Flowers are a well known manifestation at spiritualistic séances. During séances, sitters have also experienced the scent or perfume as it seems to be sprinkled on them.
Conversely, an asport is the transference of a small object from a known location to an unknown location via unknown means.

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aport in German: Apport (Okkultismus)
aport in French: Apport
aport in Italian: Apporto
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