Port"a*ble (?), a. [L. portabilis, fr. portare to carry: cf. F. portable. See Port demeanor.]

1.

Capable of being borne or carried; easily transported; conveyed without difficulty; as, a portable bed, desk, engine.

South.

2.

Possible to be endured; supportable.

[Obs.]

How light and portable my pain seems now! Shak.

Portable forge. See under Forge. -- Portable steam engine. See under Steam engine.

 

© Webster 1913.

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