Definitions

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  • adj. capable of being extended
  • adj. Liable to be taken by a writ of extent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being extended, susceptible of being stretched, extended, enlarged, widened, or expanded.
  • adj. Liable to be taken by a writ of extent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being extended or expanded; extensible.
  • In law, capable of being taken by a writ of extent and valued.

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

  • adj. capable of being lengthened

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Three extendible and retractable filigree fibreglass rods reduce the mass to be displaced, while allowing a maximum scope of movement of up to 90 degrees.

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  • Unless those two holes on either side have extendible foot rests?

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  • [I wondered if the Web Quest development tools are extendible, and had a chance to ask Carolyn in one of the breaks - she was able to confirm that they were.]

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  • He turned around just as the fluorescent light finally flickered on, revealing three uniformed policemen standing around the kitchen, extendible batons in hand.

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  • I think it's actually very simple: it should be 24 hours just as with all criminal investigations, extendible by 24 hours at a time by a court order.

    'Please, sir, I want some more.'

  • The materials and components imported may remain in Mexico for a maximum term of one year (and not for six months, extendible).

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  • To put it another way, a spacetime is nonsingular when it is complete in the sense that the only reason any given path might not be extendible is that it's already infinitely long

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  • Force of analogy suggests that one define a spacetime to have points missing from it if and only if it contains incomplete, inextendible paths, and then try to use these incomplete paths to construct in some fashion or other new, properly situated points for the spacetime, the addition of which will make the previously inextendible paths extendible.

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  • ROBERTS: New this morning, the June 30th deadline for U.S. combat troops to leave Iraq is being called non-extendible, according to a spokesman for Iraq's prime minister.

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  • In a gender equality thrust for the first time, a policy decision has been taken in concurrence with the political establishment, by the Chiefs of Staff Committee, comprising the Army, Navy and Air Forces Chiefs, to recruit women officers on permanent commission for 20years, extendible thereafter as in the case of male officers, according to rank and performance.

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  • A new spelling to me. I would have thought you either use Latinate 'extensible' or anglicize it to 'extendable'; but no, the hybrid 'extendible' has many centuries of existence and the numbers behind it.

    October 21, 2008