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Portability

The character of benefits that may be carried from a previous job to the next.

Portability

The ability to take one's benefits, particularly health insurance, from one job to another. Some U.S. states require health insurance companies to offer portability. It exists to protect people from the possibility that they will lose their health insurance and be unable to acquire a new policy because of a pre-existing condition that develops between acquiring the first policy and looking for a second.
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Klempner sees a trend toward portable units, except in big cities, where more material typically comes to the yard.
Cooling equipment includes central systems with semi-hermetic open drive or screw compressor; air-cooled units with heat recovery; water-cooled units with "free cooling"; clean-water tower systems; prepackaged mezzanine systems; portable chillers; blown-film coolers; temperature-control units; chemical-treatment packages; mold-area dehumidifiers; and water-filtration systems.
In-Stat/MDR, the high-tech market research firm, forecasts that the total available market for portable audio/video players will grow from 4.
State officials admit the report's findings - part of a two-year study on health and safety conditions in portable classrooms - were no surprise.
I used the same first generation PC design for three years in a desktop and about one year in a portable.
Although portable and stationary units are capable of producing tight bales that allow recyclers to transport processed material more easily and efficiently, those recyclers who are sending material directly to steel mills may find that stationary models offer an advantage over the portable balers.
Although she cautions in her report that nurse logs had not been kept specifically to study portable classrooms, Anderson said any differences between portable and permanent classroom students likely would have been reflected by frequent visits.
All of these self-contained portable instruments store color standards and compute and store color-measurement data.