- the state or quality of being portable.
- a plan or system under which employees may accumulate pension rights under any employer who is a participant in the plan negotiated with their union.
Origin of portability
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Examples from the Web for portability
Long into the future, the printed book will continue to survive because of its portability, durability, and flexibility.Will the Book Survive?
David "Skip" Prichard
July 28, 2010
It solves the portability problem (at least in places with connectivity, which is, increasingly, everywhere).How the iPad Could Kill Newspapers
Richard J. Tofel
February 13, 2010
Chefs love this thing for its ease of use and portability, which translates to easy storage for the home cook.The Chef's Secret Weapon
November 3, 2009
Its portability; which made it easy for the traveller to carry it about with him.Thirty Years' View (Vol. I of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
But the most salient characteristic of this machine is its portability.Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War
Frederick A. Talbot
When accuracy is not necessary, but portability is desirable, springs are used.
Oxyacetylene equipment has found application, owing to its portability.Artificial Light
They are like stevedores, stowing the cargo for portability.Shandygaff