Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being searched, especially something that has an automated search function included.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being searched.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being searched or explored.

Etymologies

search +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • - Speaking at the Associated Press 'annual meeting, Tom Curley, AP's president and CEO, touted the wire service's Digital Cooperative, which he described as a searchable content warehouse that allows for a broad range of digital revenue models, including paid content.

    Megite Technology News: What's Happening Right Now

  • Picking up from AP Chairman William Dean Singleton's speech, Tom Curley, AP's president and CEO, touted the service's Digital Cooperative, which he described as a searchable content warehouse that allows for a broad range of digital revenue models, including paid content.

    paidContent

  • NEW YORK — McGraw-Hill Cos. said its McGraw-Hill Education division bought privately held Tegrity Inc., whose software allows colleges and universities to record classroom lectures in searchable form, so students can review the parts they wish.

    McGraw-Hill Education Buys Software Maker Tegrity

  • There are a large number of collaborators and community participants listed in searchable form demonstrating a broad educational and research oriented constituency.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • Select National Archives holdings are now searchable from the GOS Historical Collections Channel, which the National Archives and the Library of Congress jointly manage.

    National Archives Joins Geospatial One Stop (GOS) Web Portal « ResourceShelf

  • It will contain searchable texts of all the major Welsh and Wales-related journals, including academic, cultural, literary, scientific, historical, archaeological and political publications in Welsh and English.

    February 2007

  • So far, Balkin's book is just scanned (the article says photographs) pages, but the author would like to see it available in searchable HTML.

    New Publishing Experiment: Jack Balkin's "Long Tail"

  • A large and diverse selection of names for sale in a keyword searchable catalog.

    Software - Software Products, Software Services and Online Business Software - RSS Feed Available

  • In other words, if I want to know where a certain passage about Sir Walter Raleigh was in a book, it's easy for me to search in a keyword searchable format - so the index is a little less important here.

    Ask MetaFilter

  • Pages are also publicly searchable, which is good if someone's trying to find you through Facebook or Google searches.

    Daniel Sinker: Running for Mayor of Chicago? Your Web Presence Probably Stinks

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