As adjectives the difference between portable and demountable
is that portable
is able to be carried or easily moved while demountable
is able to be removed from its mount; designed to be dismantled; detachable; portable.
As a noun portable
is a portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse.
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Able to be carried or easily moved.
(computing) Of software, able to be run on multiple hardware or operating systems.
A portable toilet; a self-contained outhouse.
Any temporary building that is portable, especially one located at a school.
(video games) A hand-held video gaming device.
(computing) a portable computer
* (portable toilet ): portable toilet, port-a-john, porta-kybo, portaloo, porta-potty, port-a-san, port-o-let, sani-privy, turdis
Able to be removed from its mount; designed to be dismantled; detachable; portable.
(computing, of a hard drive, dated) Designed to be removed from the read mechanism.