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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of being extended or protruded.
  • adjective Computers Of or relating to a programming language or a system that can be modified by changing or adding features.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being extended; admitting of being stretched in length or breadth; susceptible of enlargement or expansion.
  • In zoology, capable of being thrust out; extensile; protrusile.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being extended, whether in length or breadth; susceptible of enlargement; extensible; extendible; -- the opposite of contractible or compressible.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Capable of being extended.

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

  • adjective capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out

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