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  • adj. Capable of being extracted

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  • adj. Capable of being extracted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being extracted.

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

  • adj. capable of being extracted


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  • With Eadie we have found that the free glucose extractable from the muscles by warm alcohol is reduced following the injecting of insulin, but we know nothing of the fate of the glucose which disappears.

    John Macleod - Nobel Lecture

  • “Knowing the potential for extractable resources from this tremendous oil accumulation, and others like it, is critical to our understanding of the global petroleum potential and informing policy and decision makers,” said USGS Energy Resources Program Coordinator Brenda Pierce.

    Think Progress » Ed Schultz Tells Robert Gibbs He’s ‘Full Of Sh*t’ And ‘You’re Losing Your Base’

  • Countries with abundant, extractable, nonrenewable resources such as oil and gas too often are dependent on that single economic sector.

    How Iraq can build a robust economy

  • His characters have neither proper names nor social background and there is no easily extractable message.

    I Am the Wind | Michael Billington

  • Even if every last drip of every last barrel of that recoverable oil resource were extractable and not even the Murkowski-commissioned report is arguing it is, it would run out in about 20 years at current consumption rates.

    Bill Chameides: How Much Black Gold Is in Them Thar Hills?

  • Here's a more specific example: according to the report, the extractable value of Cameroon's tropical forests, on the order of $700 per hectare per year (for timber, fuelwood and non-timber products), is less than the forests 'climate and flood benefits, which add up to about $900-$2,300 per hectare per year.

    Bill Chameides: The Invi$ibility of Nature: Green on Green

  • A negative LCROSS result tells us specifically whether or not lunar ice is in quantities that are easily extractable without esoteric and hertofore unimagined technologies that would require mining significant areas of the surface to obtain.

    Back to the Moon We Go - NASA Watch

  • Reliance's share of the Pioneer shale acreage adds net 4.5 trillion cubic feet of gas to the company's 8 trillion cubic feet of proven extractable gas equivalent in India.

    Reliance Pays $1.3B For Pioneer Shale Gas

  • Early millers used the “arrastre,” or Mexican, method of ore extraction, hitching horses or mules to the wooden spokes of a large wheel and walking them in a continuous, infernal circle to grind down the ore into extractable nuggets.


  • However, the current way of doing things doesn't really provide or collect easily extractable cost impacts.

    Lack of Discipline = Slaughter of the Innocents - NASA Watch


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