- lug + -able (Wiktionary)
“A portable computer was one of these puppies, affectionately known as a luggable because it was the size of (and weighed more than) a suitcase.”
“Those brave pioneers who signed up for the Aurora-400 service were given the promised status symbol: A "luggable" phone the size of a briefcase.”
“The Macintosh portable had been introduced in 1989 ... about as big as a medium sized suitcase; the joke was that it was more "luggable" than portable.”
“Industry jargon calls such models desktop replacements, but "luggable" is a better word for an overstuffed and oversize notebook PC.”
“I myself am waiting for the return of the 'luggable' computer ...”
“The Compaq Portable, or "luggable," paved the way for an industry of IBM PC clones running MS-DOS and, later, Windows.”
“In November 1982, Compaq announced the IBM PC compatible "luggable," which went on sale in January 1983.”
“First, the basics: The W700 series is Lenovo's answer to the mobile workstation segment, a category of high-end "luggable" systems characterized by support for various Extreme Edition Intel CPUs -- including the quad-core QX9300 in my test rig -- and 8GB or more of RAM.”
“luggable" is a better word for an overstuffed and oversize notebook PC.”
“That being said I use the same accessories with my netbook and luggable laptop.”
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