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- adj. capable of being adjusted
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being adjusted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being adjusted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being changed so as to match or fit
- adj. capable of being regulated
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"adjustable" in the term adjustable rate mortgage when interest rates were low and looked to be dropping all of the time.
One car garage lined with built-in adjustable wood furniture shelving, laundry area for washer and dryer.
However, they have chosen the path of what amounts to a short term adjustable rate mortgage by moving their debt duration to the short end of the yield curve.
Along with the scent-inhibiting features, you get a safety-harness slit, a built-in adjustable armguard, and plenty of pockets.
Third, limit the amount of mortgage payment escalations in adjustable rate mortgages to something approximately realistic [perhaps no more than a 10% increase in payments annually] and eliminate excessive prepayment penalties.
Korean artist Hyungkoo Lee has devised a space-helmet with built-in adjustable lenses over his eyes and mouth that variably distort the size of each.
COLLINS: Well, there are those people though, too, that have these longer term adjustable rate mortgages.
Refinance out of that interest-only or short-term adjustable rate mortgage, which is pegged to short-term interest rates that have been rising.
When interest rates began soaring in the early eighties, and mortgage companies became concerned about locking in low fixed interest rates, long-term adjustable rate mortgages were born.
Long-term adjustable rate mortgages are now on-par with adjustable rate mortgages, with the average one year ARM at 4.75 percent this week.