Meaning of portation in English:

portation

Pronunciation /pɔːˈteɪʃn/

noun

  • 1rare The action of carrying; transportation.

  • 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.