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por·ta·ble

 (pôr′tə-bəl)
adj.
1. Carried or moved with ease: a portable typewriter; a portable generator.
2. Capable of being transferred from one employer to another. Used of an employee benefit.
3. Computers Relating to or being software that can run on two or more kinds of computers or with two or more kinds of operating systems.
4. Obsolete Bearable; endurable.
n.
Something, such as a light or small typewriter, that can be carried or moved with ease.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin portābilis, from Latin portāre, to carry; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

por′ta·bil′i·ty, por′ta·ble·ness n.
por′ta·bly adv.
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portable

(ˈpɔːtəbəl)
adj
1. able to be carried or moved easily, esp by hand
2. (Computer Science) (of software, files, etc) able to be transferred from one type of computer system to another
3. archaic able to be endured; bearable
n
an article designed to be readily carried by hand, such as a television, speakers, etc
[C14: from Late Latin portābilis, from Latin portāre to carry]
ˌportaˈbility n
ˈportably adv
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port•a•ble

(ˈpɔr tə bəl, ˈpoʊr-)

adj.
1. capable of being transported or conveyed: a portable stage.
2. easily carried or conveyed by hand: a portable typewriter.
3. (of data, software, etc.) able to be used on different computer systems.
4. capable of being transferred, as pension benefits, from one employer's plan to that of another.
5. Obs. endurable.
n.
6. something that is portable, esp. as distinguished from a nonportable counterpart.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin portābilis. See port5, -able]
port′a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.portable - a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
typewriter - hand-operated character printer for printing written messages one character at a time
Adj.1.portable - easily or conveniently transported; "a portable television set"
unportable - not portable; not easily moved or transported
2.portable - of a motor designed to be attached to the outside of a boat's hull; "a portable outboard motor"
outboard - located away from the midline of a vessel or aircraft; "the outboard section of a wing"; "outboard rigging"
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portable

adjective light, compact, convenient, handy, lightweight, manageable, movable, easily carried, portative There was a portable television behind the bar.
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Translations
قابِل للحَمْل او النَّقْلمَحْمُول
přenosný
bærbartransportabel
kannettava
prenosiv
flytjanlegur
持ち運びできる
휴대형의
nešiojamasisportatyvus
portatīvs, pārnēsājams
bærbarbæsj-and-carrybrakkeportabel
prenosen
bärbar
หิ้วได้
xách tay

portable

[ˈpɔːtəbl]
A. ADJportátil
B. Nmáquina f/televisor m portátil
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portable

[ˈpɔːrtəbəl] adj [television, computer] → portable
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portable

adj
computer, sound systemtragbar; generator, toiletstragbar, mobil; medical equipmenttragbar, transportierbar, mobil; easily portableleicht zu tragen; portable radioKofferradio nt; portable televisionPortable nt, → tragbarer Fernseher; portable (tele)phoneMobiltelefon nt
pensionübertragbar; (Comput) softwareportierbar (spec); languageübertragbar
n (computer, TV) → Portable nt; → tragbarer Computer
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portable

[ˈpɔːtəbl] adjportatile
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portable

(ˈpoːtəbl) adjective
able to be carried, or moved easily from place to place. a portable radio.
portable computer noun
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portable

مَحْمُول přenosný bærbar tragbar φορητός portátil kannettava portable prenosiv portatile 持ち運びできる 휴대형의 draagbaar bærbar przenośny portátil портативный bärbar หิ้วได้ taşınabilir xách tay 轻便的
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portable

a. movible, portátil.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

portable

adj portátil
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