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  • adj. Designed to be unfastened or disconnected without damage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That can be detached.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being detached or separated.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. designed to be unfastened or disconnected without damage


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