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portable

(of software, files, etc.) able to be transferred from one type of computer system to another
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portable

[′pȯrd·ə·bəl]
(engineering)
Capable of being easily and conveniently transported.
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portable

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portable

Movable; transferable. An electronic device that is easily transported. It may refer to a pocket-sized handheld device or to a laptop that weighs several pounds. See also data portability and software portability.
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