Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being scaled, in any sense of that word. Also spelled scaleable.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being scaled.
- adj. capable of being scaled; possible to scale
- From scale + -able. (Wiktionary)
“People in education want what are called the 'scalable' solutions - meaning your program can be scaled up to reach larger and larger numbers for less and less money per kid," says Chew, a former Microsoftie.”
“So they're typically leasing from you for the wireless backhaul purposes versus the - taking advantage perhaps of some of the longer-term scalable benefits they get from deploying their own fiber-to-your-buildings.”
“ParaScale competes with Amazon, NetApp, Islion, EMC and Sun Microsystems in what is generically referred to as the scalable network-attached storage business.”
“If a business idea is naturally protected by a high barrier to entry, here's the next important question: Is the idea scalable?”
“Buses are also more scalable, that is, when demand drops during non-peak times, vehicles can be returned to garages.”
“Ya-Qin Zhang would talk about a new video compression technique called scalable wavelet coding.”
“Instead his team focused on implementing a little-used software approach called scalable video coding.”
“Modern enterprise is built on the notion of scalable efficiency and scalable efficiency requires predictability.”
“A Compact, Interchangeable-Lens Camera With Training Wheels entry-level DSLR cameras aren't much more expensive than this model, the E-PL1's combination of smaller size, swappable lenses, pop-up flash, price, and features makes it a bit more exciting -- and more scalable, which isn't an adjective often used when folks describe a camera.”
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