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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Portative Organ

 

a small portable organ. The portative organ was widespread in the 15th century.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Caption: Like the original Hotchkiss Portative, the British Mark I used a simple tangent rear sight.
The organetto, or the portative organ, is the painting's device to indicate mixed song.
The class II and III position and in level B and C when compared with class I and in level A of impactions in addition to the visibility of inferior alveolar nerve in this study have been shown to be associated with a higher degree of trismus in all post portative days(p=0,000).
(2) A l'heure de plier ses bagages et de constituer sa bibliotheque portative dans le but de rejoindre l'Angleterre puis l'Ecosse pour une periode relativement courte, environ cinq semaines, Nodier ne s'embarrasse pas d'ouvrages luxueux ou rares, ou de references qui ne lui seraient pas utiles.
C'est-a-dire chercheur d'images pour des editeurs, des magazines, des erudits, des producteurs de television, etc., tournant comme une helice avec cinquante kilos de materiel de prises de vue sous le bras ou sur le dos, entre archives municipales, musees, grands ou petits, collections particulieres, cabinets d'estampes ou libraires anciens" (Petite Morale portative, 46).
They will play the large Hochhalter organ and the Petty portative organ.
Contrary to the authenticity of the face, masks are "portative uniforms" (Bauman 1996: 153).
We see and hear reconstructions of the earliest portative organs, travel across Europe and the United States to find the oldest largest, and strangest organs, explore the world of harmoniums, Wurlitzers, and Hammond organs, and conclude with the question of whether the organ will be superseded by its electronic equivalents.
Anyway, it can be used together with the analytical data in mechanical testing, in order to reveal the portative loading capacity.
Nouvelle encyclopedie portative ou Tableau general des connoissances humaine.