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  • adjective Not transportable; that cannot be transported.


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un- +‎ transportable


  • The word "untransportable" once pronounced, directed all our work.

    The New Book of Martyrs

  • It is "luggage that my parents used to travel through the Middle East," Mr. Jurayj explained, "ghost objects, evoking tombstones and memorials; untransportable baggage playing on the psychological term 'family baggage.'"

    The Medium of Memory

  • The first thing that stood out when I was shown this 100$ phone 80$ at MacWorld is that instead of having an untransportable base-station, it has a USB key-like dongle which is easy to carry around with the handset.

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  • Mother had a time among us, as each had something very untransportable, which, to quote dear Aunt Anna, "it would be sacrilege to leave."

    Arthur Peronneau Ford. "Life in the Confederate Army; Being Personal Experiences ..."

  • On the other hand, he is never far from his great fear: "But Truth is such a fly-away, such a sly-boots, so untransportable and unbarrelable a commodity, that it is as bad to catch as light."

    Emerson and Other Essays

  • But, Truth is such a flyaway, such a slyboots, so untransportable and unbarrelable a commodity, that it is as bad to catch as light.

    Nature: Addresses and Lectures (1849)

  • And we found the best cushions in the world (Axe pillows) but can't buy them unstuffed therefore they are untransportable.

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  • Everywhere untransportable, often in localities untrodden except by the feet of the stolid peasant or the heavy-jawed monk, seen only by enthusiastic seekers, these monuments of a noble art are once more being awakened into vital existence by the piety and taste of a generation whose great joy it is to uncover and restore to the light of day those precious remains which were so often barbarously whitewashed by the clergy of the past two centuries, from no more cogent motive than to give greater light to their churches.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 37, November, 1860


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