(n.) = doorway ; portal. Nota: Entrada suntuosa. Ex: Heads started appearing in the doorway, muttering, 'Oh! So this is the library'. Ex: As a stranger enters the portals of the library, he is not overwhelmed by the high visibility of the reference or the information desk. ---- * en el portal = in the doorway. (n.) = portal ; Web site [website] ; site ; search engine ; subject gateway ; gateway ; portal site ; gateway site ; metasite. Ex: Portals are those Web sites which tend to be the starting points for Internet users and are the most intensively used consumer Web sites in the world. Ex: Generally speaking, people who post information at Web sites intend to make it freely available. Ex: However, as phone systems improve, you can expect this to change too; more and more, you'll see smaller sites (even individuals home systems) connecting to the Internet. Ex: The number of World Wide Web (WWW) databases or search engines has grown rapidly = El total de bases de datos o buscadores World Wide Web ha aumentado rápidamente. Ex: Subject gateways are Internet-based services designed to help users locate 'high quality' information that is available on the Internet and consists typically of a database describing Internet resources and offering hyperlinks to them. Ex: One of the roles of the local library is to act as a gateway to other information sources. Ex: The author presents a view of portal sites as a radically different model from those currently embraced by traditional information companies. Ex: The search engines are attempting to become portal or gateway sites, keeping visitors for longer. Ex: The article 'Virtual holiday excursions' covers metasites, holiday sites, virtual travel, pleasure reading, odd ball sites, personal psychology, personal ads, and fortune telling. ---- * módulo de aceso de un portal = portlet. * portal de Internet = Web portal ; Internet portal ; web-based research guide. * portal temático = subject guide ; subject portal. * portal vertical = vortal (vertical portal). * portal web = Web portal ; Web guide. * ventana de un portal = portlet.