Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being programmed.

Etymologies

program +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Researchers at Intel teamed up with the academic community to make what they call programmable matter.

    CNN Transcript Feb 25, 2009

  • My particular area is not directly related to medical robotics, but we're working on a new form of matter we call programmable matter that can change its shape under program control.

    CNN Transcript Dec 24, 2009

  • What does the word programmable mean in the product name Exadata Programmable Storage Server mean?

    Kevin Closson's Oracle Blog: Platform, Storage & Clustering Topics Related to Oracle Databases

  • "This will include what we call programmable heating systems to reduce fuel costs, kitchens and bathrooms that may need replaced, doors and windows where necessary and any electrical work that has to be done.

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • The computer security firm Symantec, which authored several detailed studies of the malware, found that Stuxnet was designed to target types of computers known as programmable logic controllers, or PLCs, used in certain kinds of industrial processes.

    Iran's Natanz nuclear facility recovered quickly from Stuxnet cyberattack

  • Xilinx is a big dog in so-called programmable logic devices, the blank-slate computer chips that some 20,000 other companies use in their products.

    Taking Stock: Inventory Data Augur Troubles

  • On Oct. 24, A.G. Edwards reiterated a "hold" rating on the stock and said it expects a solid quarterly report from the company, which makes semiconductor components called programmable logic devices, or PLDs.

    Eye On Stocks For Monday, Nov. 6Eye On Stocks For Monday, Nov. 6, 2006

  • The worm targets industrial control systems, known as programmable logic controllers PLCs, made by Siemens.

    BBC News - Home

  • Cypress PSoC is better known as a programmable mixed signal array or Programmable System-on-Chip (PSoC).

    Popular Science

  • Slimmer than the previous generation, with 16: 9 aspect active tablet areas, eight dynamically labelled programmable ExpressKeys (buttons), and a four-function programmable iPod-like Touch Dial, the Intuos4's usability jumps far ahead of the Intuos3.

    CNET Australia

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