Definitions

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  • adjective Capable of being colonized.

Etymologies

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colonize +‎ -able

Examples

  • If we could acquire large quantities of water on the Moon, than it may be truly colonizable.

    Back to the Moon We Go - NASA Watch

  • In Scalzi's universe, geriatrics of all shapes, sizes, and teeth-counts are able to join the Colonial Defense Forces (CDF), with the promise of military enhancements to help them fight the many aliens populating the many, many colonizable worlds in the galaxy.

    Forgetting times

  • The basic set up: humanity has moved out to the stars, and the good news is that there are plenty of colonizable worlds.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • The basic set up: humanity has moved out to the stars, and the good news is that there are plenty of colonizable worlds.

    The Last Colony by John Scalzi

  • The set up is that the Colonial Defense Forces of Earth are using genetically re-engineered seventy-five year olds to fight battles for human-colonizable planets with other alien species.

    REVIEW: John Scalzi's OLD MAN'S WAR

  • The set up is that the Colonial Defense Forces of Earth are using genetically re-engineered seventy-five year olds to fight battles for human-colonizable planets with other alien species.

    Archive 2006-10-01

  • " "Though colonizable space on Treetrunk is limited due to the conditions that prevail over much of the northern and southern portions of the planet, there is room for settlement by more than one species.

    Dirge

  • "How many primes for colonizable worlds have you been on?"

    Dirge

  • There are many fine, colonizable, unclaimed planets here, free to any spacegoing race.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • There are many fine, colonizable, unclaimed planets here, free to any spacegoing race.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

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