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Adjective: portable  por-tu-bul
  1. Easily or conveniently transported
    "a portable television set"
     
  2. Of a motor designed to be attached to the outside of a boat's hull
    "a portable outboard motor"
     
  3. (computing, of software) able to run or be compiled on various different hardware or operating systems
Noun: portable  por-tu-bul
  1. A small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
     
  2. Something that is portable

Derived forms: portables

See also: man-portable, movable, outboard, take-away [Brit], takeout [N. Amer]

Type of: typewriter

Antonym: unportable

Encyclopedia: Portable