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portable in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishportablepor‧ta‧ble1 /ˈpɔːtəbəl $ ˈpɔːr-/ ●●○ adjective  1 CARRYable to be carried or moved easily a portable radio2 a portable computer program can be used on different computer systems3 portable benefitsportability /ˌpɔːtəˈbɪləti $ ˌpɔːr-/ noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
portableOf course, for the homeless, they are portable.There's a portable CD player in the kitchen.District maintenance workers yanked out the seats and replaced them with portable chairs.One version of the Am586 chip will incorporate special features for portable computers.Software reliability guru C. K. Cho admonished the industrialist not to think of software as a product but as a portable factory.Install a shower seat or use a portable one.a portable phoneFrom the kitchen Jenny's portable radio began to play a selection of brass-band music.portable toiletsGreenaway still writes his novels on an old portable typewriter.There is even a portable unit for home use by people who are too busy to come to the Centre.However, portable water filters provide another simple alternative.