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Portable

Portable Meaning & Definition
Portable Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Portable?

[n] a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
[adj] of a motor designed to be attached to the outside of a boat's hull; "a portable outboard motor"
[adj] easily or conveniently transported; "a portable television set"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Portable: movable | outboard | take-away | takeout

Related Terms | Find terms related to Portable: assignable | carriable | communicable | compact | conductive | consignable | contagious | convenient | conveyable | expressable | handy | impartable | interchangeable | light | lightweight | little | mailable | manageable | metathetic | movable | pocket | pocket-sized | portative | removable | small | transferable | transfusable | transmissible | transmissive | transmittable | transportable | transportative | transposable | vest-pocket | wieldy

See Also | typewriter

Portable In Webster's Dictionary

\Port"a*ble\, a. [L. portabilis, fr. portare to carry: cf. F. portable. See {Port} demeanor.] 1. Capable of being borne or carried; easily transported; conveyed without difficulty; as, a portable bed, desk, engine. --South. 2. Possible to be endured; supportable. [Obs.] How light and portable my pain seems now! --Shak. {Portable forge}. See under {Forge}. {Portable steam engine}. See under {Steam engine}.

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