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portable

(pŏr′tă-bul) [L. portare, to carry]
Movable or transferable from one place to another, e.g., a portable oxygen supply.
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Time enough for that," she said, "when Mick's gone"; and so she packed his travelling valise ready for the march, brushed his cloak, his cap, and other warlike habiliments, set them out in order for him; and stowed away in the cloak pockets a light package of portable refreshments, and a wicker-covered flask or pocket-pistol, containing near a pint of a remarkably sound Cognac brandy, of which she and the Major approved very much; and as soon as the hands of the "repayther" pointed to half-past one, and its interior arrangements (it had a tone quite equal to a cathaydral, its fair owner considered) knelled forth that fatal hour, Mrs.
He pleased himself by noting down with a pencil, in his big schoolboy handwriting, the various items of his portable property which might be sold for his widow's advantage as, for example, "My double-barril by Manton, say
The Duke and Duchess of Dorchester lost half the portable pieces of their historic plate on the very night of their Graces' almost equally historic costume ball.
But Raffles had taken out the portable tool-box that he called a knife, and always carried, and as he opened the gimlet he handed me the club he held.
Then, without waiting to receive the compliments of the bystanders on the victory be had won, he retreated to his own bedchamber, and considering himself in a state of siege, piled all the portable furniture against the door by way of barricade.
What are you crying over me for, you portable engine?
In other respects the true Dodson was partly latent in Tom, and he was as far from appreciating his "kin" on the mother's side as Maggie herself, generally absconding for the day with a large supply of the most portable food, when he received timely warning that his aunts and uncles were coming,--a moral symptom from which his aunt Glegg deduced the gloomiest views of his future.
Then all our portables will be upset from top to bottom, that is a fact.
DALLAS, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- This is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Global Portable Pump Industry with a focus on the Chinese market.
Among the chief considerations when determining whether to buy a portable unit are the consuming markets in a recycler's service area.
Plus, portable backstops give schools the flexibility to move the apparatus around and place it in different locations within the confines of a gym.
Portable, self-contained air-cooling units for blown film production.