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adjective as in easily transported

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If you spend a lot of time in and out of your vehicle, you may want to consider a portable heated blanket designed for use in cars.

They’re discreet, effective, and super portable, making them suitable for use on the go.

If you are primarily hoping to print out photos, you may want to skip an all-in-one printer and opt for a photo-only portable printer.

Collapsable legs, foldable bodies, and lightweight materials makes ping pong a portable park, party, or BBQ activity.

Of course, you can always decide to go more compact and portable than full-size.

Portable snacks are good to have on hand, too, says Jessica Crandall, RDN, Denver Wellness & Nutrition Director.

And he would especially like American FGM-148 Javelins, man-portable anti-tank missiles to hit at Russian armor.

“We are Moroccans,” went out the cry over a portable loudspeaker.

Ten of those incidents included the mobile rocket launch system known as the man-portable air defense sytsem or MANPAD.

There are edit suites mounted on shopping carts, and portable generators to power them.

The "torfuge" (Fig. 31) is said to be a very satisfactory substitute for the centrifuge, and is readily portable.

I am very glad you have succeeded with your portable steam-engine, and am persuaded they will be more and more adopted.

The one with the dazed look carried a small metal case that could be unfolded into a portable desk.

It was then brought to the altar (ara) by the side of which stood a portable brazier (foculus).

A long, portable cage had been put together on the stage during the intermission, and within it the ten pacing beasts.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to portable, such as: compact, convenient, handy, lightweight, light, and movable.

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