Portability
Portability Port`a*bil"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being portable; fitness to be carried. [1913 Webster]

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  • portability — portable ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be easily carried or moved. 2) (of a loan or pension) capable of being transferred or adapted. 3) Computing (of software) able to be ported. ► NOUN ▪ a portable object. DERIVATIVES portability noun …   English terms dictionary

  • portability — noun (plural ties) Date: 1667 1. the quality or state of being portable 2. the transferability of a worker s benefits from one pension fund to another when the worker changes jobs …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • portability — /pawr teuh bil i tee, pohr /, n., pl. portabilities for 2. 1. the state or quality of being portable. 2. a plan or system under which employees may accumulate pension rights under any employer who is a participant in the plan negotiated with… …   Universalium

  • portability — noun a) the quality of being portable b) the ability of a program (or software system) to execute properly on multiple hardware platforms …   Wiktionary

  • portability — pÉ”rtÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ / pɔːt n. ability to be carried, moveability, ability to be transported from one place to another …   English contemporary dictionary

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