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Adjective
/ˈpôrtəbəl/,
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Able to be easily carried or moved, esp. because of being a lighter and smaller version than usual,
  1. Able to be easily carried or moved, esp. because of being a lighter and smaller version than usual
    • - a portable television
  2. (of software) Able to be transferred from one machine or system to another

Noun
  1. A version of something, such as a small lightweight television or computer, that can be easily carried

  2. A small transportable building used as a classroom


  1. a small light typewriter; usually with a case in which it can be carried
  2. easily or conveniently transported; "a portable television set"
  3. of a motor designed to be attached to the outside of a boat's hull; "a portable outboard motor"
  4. (portability) the quality of being light enough to be carried
  5. (Portables) A portable building, or demountable building (Australian English), is a building designed and built to be movable rather than permanently located. ...
  6. (Portability (computing)) In computer science, porting is the process of adapting software so that an executable program can be created for a computing environment that is different from the one for which it was originally designed (e.g. different CPU, operating system, or third party library). ...
  7. (Portability (social security)) The portability of social security benefits is the ability of workers to preserve, maintain, and transfer acquired social security rights and social security rights in the process of being acquired from one private, occupational, or public social security scheme ...
  8. (Portability (software)) Portability is one of the key concepts of high-level programming. Portability is the software codebase feature to be able to reuse the existing code instead of creating new code when moving software from an environment to another. ...
  9. A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse; Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school; A hand-held video gaming device; a portable computer; Able to be carried or easily moved; Of software, able to be run on multiple hardware or operating systems
  10. (Portability) A term used to describe a mortgage that can be transferred between properties when you move house.
  11. (Portability) Provides access to continuous health insurance coverage so the insured does not lose coverage due to any change in health or personal status (such as employment, marriage, or divorce).
  12. (Portability) The ability for a person to transfer their existing loan to another property. Additional fees may apply if the loan size is increased.
  13. (Portability) The ability of an employee to keep benefits after employment ceases. With a mobile workforce in which employees move from one company to another, portability of employee benefits, especially insurance and retirement plans, is important. ...
  14. (Portability) Under HIPAA, workers with pre-existing medical conditions must receive credit for time in a previous health plan if they join an employer plan.
  15. (Portability) If you move house you may be able to transfer your existing mortgage product onto a new mortgage for your new property if you stay with the same lender.
  16. (portability) The ability to run a program unmodified on various different systems.
  17. (portability) the ability of an application and its data to be moved easily to a different location or environment. ...
  18. (Portability) Humana Voluntary Life is portable subject to plan provisions. An active eligible employee who leaves the group can continue coverage by paying annual premiums to Humana if he or she is not yet age 70. Only coverage in force or a lesser amount can be ported at termination.
  19. (PORTABILITY) A mortgage option that enables borrowers to take their current mortgage with them to another property, without penalty. ...
  20. (Portability) The ability for an individual to transfer from one health insurer to another health insurer with regard to pre-existing conditions or other risk factors.
  21. (portability) Government requirement that health plans guarantee continuous coverage without waiting periods for persons moving between plans and ensures that individuals changing jobs are guaranteed coverage with their new plans.
  22. (portability) The ease with which developers can move an application from one platform to another without costly reengineering.
  23. (Portability) Where a new property can be used as security for an existing loan, i.e. when the loan is transferred to a new security property without needing to repay the loan, reapply, or restructure.
  24. (Portability) possibility for a subscriber to keep his or her telephone number when changing operators and/or geographical location.
  25. Portability is the Government’s legislation that allows you to transfer your existing superannuation benefit to another complying superannuation fund.