from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being transported; easily moved.
  • adj. Incurring the punishment of transportation or exile to another place.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being transported.
  • adj. Incurring, or subject to, the punishment of transportation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being transported.
  • Involving transportation; subjecting to transportation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being moved or conveyed from one place to another


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  • Dutton said SpringSource's application framework "removed the need to build applications against operating systems", which made applications "transportable" - i.e. ready for web deployment.

    iTnews Australia

  • An older type of phone, more technically referred to as a transportable, that provides the advantages of an A / C adaptor for unlimited power, an external antenna for better coverage and greater output that creates a stronger signal than a portable phone can offer.

    Wireless Week Headline News

  • [Footnote 19: The wheel should be so low that the man could use his rifle without dismounting, and, if possible, it should be 'transportable' (? 'folding').]

    Cavalry in Future Wars

  • Well, it all depends on what kind of transportable home you select; what sort of materials, what sort of energy you use and the policies of the company you get from. the point we may focus on in this piece is that these homes are potentially one of the'greenest 'kinds of home you can buy. New Blogs and RSS Feeds

  • A myriad of other suggestions - such as making social rights "transportable" between member states, mutual recognition of professional qualifications, improving tertiary education, farm policy reform, boosting research investment, better managing of migration, dealing with the demographics of ageing - are hoary old EU problems that usually lead to bickering and procrastination by member states, however. - Headline News

  • Sheesh, for me anything bigger than 13 feet isn't "transportable" but bloody enormous. - most clicked links

  • For me anything bigger than 13 'isn't portable, but "transportable". - most clicked links

  • My first cellphone was a "transportable" (bag phone).

    Consumer Traveler

  • Compaq was a fast follower focusing on "transportable" PCs and won huge market share.

    Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

  • 'transportable' products (including propane, butane, and ethane) for the chemical industry.



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