from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. That can be used: usable byproducts.
- adj. Fit for use; convenient to use: usable spare parts.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. capable of being used
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being used.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being used.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. convenient for use or disposal
- adj. fit or ready for use or service
- adj. capable of being put to use
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An officer also found what they called a usable amount of cocaine in her car.
Police also found a small amount of what they called usable amount of cocaine in her car.
The term usable history is long due for retirement, along with books like Howard Zinn’s _People’s History of the United States_.
The suspension is nicely engineered for both on - and off-road travel and Mitsu has tried to keep the horsepower/torque numbers in usable ranges.
No insects native to North America produce honey in usable amounts.
As to cases I use anything 12 Ga, including any found laying around while hunting, as long as they are in usable condition I'll reload them.
Not that getting anything usable is meant to be the point of the exercise, but it's happened before, so ...
I predict that if LRO/LCROSS do * not* find water in usable quantities (which LMM and Lunar Prospector have * not* found in their extensive searches), a lunar base will be shelved for a more ambitious mission to Mars.
By the way, your formulation of water in "usable quantities" is a red herring.
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