Yes, ported generally means that there are ports cut out of the barrel and slide if applicable, a compensator is attached to the end of the barrel and is generally an external device.
I'll try and find some pics to demonstrate the difference.
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Is their a difference in these terms?
JD just beat me to it...just as he said!
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