relocatable

[ ree-loh-key-tuh-buhl, ree-loh-key- ]
/ riˈloʊ keɪ tə bəl, ˌri loʊˈkeɪ- /

adjective

constructed so as to be movable; portable, prefabricated, or modular: relocatable classroom units.
Computers. (of a program, code, load module, etc.) capable of being loaded into and executed from different parts of main storage, with appropriate adjustment of address references.

noun

a structure that can be relocated.

QUIZZES

DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!

We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of relocatable

First recorded in 1870–75; relocate + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM relocatable

re·lo·cat·a·bil·i·ty, noun

Words nearby relocatable

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021