Definition of Portability

1. Noun. The quality of being light enough to be carried.

Generic synonyms: Movability, Movableness
Derivative terms: Portable



Definition of Portability

1. n. The quality or state of being portable; fitness to be carried.

Definition of Portability

1. Noun. the quality of being portable ¹

2. Noun. (computing) the ability of a program (or software system) to execute properly on multiple hardware platforms ¹

3. Noun. the ability of an employee to move between different social security schemes without losing their contributions ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Portability

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Portability

port city
port forwarding
port of call
port of entry
port watcher
port wine
port wines
porta
porta-potty
porta hepatis
portabella
portabellas
portabello
portabellos
portabilities
portability (current term)
portable
portable computer
portable computers
portable saw
portable toilet
portable toilets
portableness
portables
portably
portacabin
portacabins
portacaval shunt
portace
portaces

Literary usage of Portability

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1. Regional Housing Opportunities for Lower Income Households: A Resource Guide by Robert W. Burchell, David L. Stokin, Arlene Pashman (1995)
"Section 8 portability Policy is the ability to move with Section 8 certificate or ... Mechanism Types of portability Statutory portability permits families ..."

2. Money and Banking: Illustrated by American History by Horace White (1902)
"All writers are agreed that the six requisites mentioned above are essential to a good kind of money, vis., portability, uniformity, durability, ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1873)
"... in some cases, by other Causes than Contagion or Infection—Fomites— portability ol the special Causes and Diseases not Contagious nor Infections. ..."

4. Proceedings: Comptes-rendus (1901)
"... When portability is not desired, the tester can be used in front of a properly arranged lantern. The ordinary semaphore lantern may be readily adapted ..."

5. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use by Austin Flint (1867)
"... in some- cases, by other Causes than Contagion or Infection—Fomites—portability of the Special Causes of Disease« not Contagious nor Infection». ..."

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