Definition of portation in English:

portation

noun

  • 1The action of carrying; transportation. rare.

  • 2Computing. The action of porting or transferring software.

Origin

Late 16th century. From classical Latin portātiōn-, portātiō action of carrying from portāt-, past participial stem of portāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

portation

/pɔːˈteɪʃn/