Definitions

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  • adj. Having the capacity to be expanded.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. able to expand or to be expanded.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of gases) capable of expansion
  • adj. able to expand or be expanded

Etymologies

expand +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The Rage 2 blade expandable is the answer to all broadheads!

    i was deer hunting on my friends apple orchard when a good size doe came in.

  • He has been developing so-called expandable space habitats, a technology he bought from NASA a number of years ago.

    The Economist: Correspondent's diary

  • Sony appear to have played it safe, but I actually think they either don't like the idea of expandable ISO, they don't know how to do it (unlikely) or they're not allowed to use it

    ePHOTOzine News Feed

  • I had one of those "expandable" jobs, where you could work as many hours as you could stand.

    Forget the gender gap in wages. The real gap is between traditional men and everyone else.

  • I will bring 'expandable' food to school to eat during break. (i.e. musli) so i would be full for the rest of the day.

    yanxious Diary Entry

  • On the brighter side, at least the price isn't that much steep, although I doubt that users would buy the 500 USD 16GIG iPad - To think that its capacity is not expandable, meaning you're going to spend your days with that limitation.

    Blogpulse Top Links

  • Formerly code-named Beckton, the Xeon 7500 series and 6500 series are also known colloquially as Nehalem EX -- a reference to the current Nehalem-class chip design Intel uses for its x86 processors and the "expandable," multi-socket server segment the new chips target.

    Cloud Computing: Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft Resources - RSS

  • Intel's latest volley is the Xeon 7500, an eight-core superslab built around the Nehalem-EX architecture for 'expandable' multi-socket servers.

    APCmag.com - All Articles

  • On the brighter side, at least the price isn't that much steep, although I doubt that users would buy the 500 USD 16GIG iPad -- To think that its capacity is not expandable, meaning you're going to spend your days with that limitation.

    LXer Linux News

  • A new kind of expandable bone prosthesis -- implanted in the legs of pediatric patients to substitute bone that was removed due to cancer -- is. ...

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