Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of evolving.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being drawn or developed.

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Examples

  • I have also suggested the rebirth of say NIAC (or something else I don't care) with the charter to precisely define a modular, evolvable, architecture to settle the Solar system.

    Why the Moon? Here's Why. - NASA Watch

  • We can imagine a Pegasus, a horse with the wings of a bird, but it is not evolvable (as that term applies).

    Crossroads

  • The IC argument fails if any of Behe's examples of a multiple-parts-required system is shown to be evolvable through standard variation/selection mechanisms.

    Assessing Applegate's Attack

  • Zachriel: And because they are incremental changes and because they are selectable, they are therefore evolvable.

    Assessing Fault

  • And because they are incremental changes and because they are selectable, they are therefore evolvable. kornbelt888: No, where my interest lies is the uncharted waters that make up the distinctive neural networks between humans and our predecessors.

    Assessing Fault

  • If we answer them in reverse order: we know matter is evolvable because biology is made of matter and it needs chemistry material to do its stuff.

    Lee Cronin: 'Aliens could be made from iron'

  • With evolvable matter we have to use extremely sophisticated mechanisms to build our inorganic cell and they simply won't exist in our environment.

    Lee Cronin: 'Aliens could be made from iron'

  • Many of us are working together toward something we have never seen on any scale before -- a sustainable, evolvable, co-creative society in which each person is encouraged to do and be his or her best.

    Barbara Marx Hubbard: Conscious Evolution and the Integration of Science and Spirituality

  • We need an evolvable grammatical model that we test and retest as well.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • PCP degradation is IC but easily evolvable, the eukaryotic cilia not so easy.

    A Decade Spanning Single Exchange

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