(PTI) A standard such as PCTE, allowing interworking between different software tools via defined interfaces to the user and to the repository or object management system.
[pawr-tuh-buh l, pohr-] /ˈpɔr tə bəl, ˈpoʊr-/ adjective 1. capable of being transported or conveyed: a portable stage. 2. easily carried or conveyed by hand: a portable typewriter. 3. Computers. (of data sets, software, etc.) capable of being used on different computer systems. 4. Obsolete. . noun 5. something that is portable, especially as distinguished […]
portacaval por·ta·ca·val (pôr’tə-kā’vəl) adj. Relating to the portal vein and the inferior vena cava.
- Portacaval shunt
portacaval shunt n. Any of various communications between the portal vein and the general circulation, especially a surgical anastomosis between the portal vein and the vena cava.
- Port address translation
networking (PAT) A function provided by some routers which allows hosts on a LAN to communicate with the rest of a network (such as the Internet) without revealing their own private IP address. All outbound packets have their IP address translated to the routers external IP address. Replies come back to the router which then […]