transportable


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trans·port

 (trăns-pôrt′)
tr.v. trans·port·ed, trans·port·ing, trans·ports
1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey. See Synonyms at carry.
2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
n. (trăns′pôrt′)
1. The act of transporting; conveyance.
2. The condition of being transported by emotion; joy or rapture.
3. A ship or aircraft used to transport troops or military equipment.
4. A vehicle, such as an aircraft, used to transport passengers, mail, or freight.
5.
a. The system of transporting passengers or goods in a particular country or area.
b. The vehicles, such as buses and trains, used in such a system.
6. A deported convict.

[Middle English transporten, from Old French transporter, from Latin trānsportāre : trāns-, trans- + portāre, to carry; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

trans·port′a·bil′i·ty n.
trans·port′a·ble adj.
trans·port′er n.
trans·por′tive adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.transportable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to anothertransportable - capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another
mobile - moving or capable of moving readily (especially from place to place); "a mobile missile system"; "the tongue is...the most mobile articulator"

transportable

adjective
Capable of moving or being moved from place to place:
Translations
قابِل للنَّقْل
přenosnýpřepravitelný
transportabel
szállítható
flytjanlegur
prepraviteľný

transportable

[trænsˈpɔːtəbl] ADJtransportable

transportable

adjtransportabel, transportierbar

transport

(trӕnsˈpoːt) verb
to carry (goods, passengers etc) from one place to another. The goods were transported by air; A bus transported us from the airport to the city.
(ˈtranspoːt) noun
the process of transporting or being transported. road transport; My husband is using my car, so I have no (means of) transport.
transˈportable adjective
able to be transported.
ˌtransporˈtation noun
transport.
transˈporter noun
someone or something that transports, especially a heavy vehicle for carrying large goods.
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