Definitions

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  • adj. That can be forged (shaped under heat and pressure).
  • adj. That can be forged (counterfeited).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being forged, in any sense of the word.

Etymologies

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forge +‎ -able

Examples

  • Now it is true he is talking gold and not silver but the theory is the same, a rare non forgeable commodity which has been historically accepted as money and will act as a hedge against the mismanagement and inflation of fiat currency.

    Archive 2007-01-21

  • They'd have to beef up how they produce them, as they're probably very easily forgeable in their current form, but it would seem to make sense and eliminate some of the barriers many see to using "standard" forms of ID.

    21st Century Elections

  • The fact that people, including terrorists, gangsters, criminals, and illegals could pass over certain borders with easily forgeable and untraceable documentation represented a HUGE hole in American security that should have been patched up loooooooong ago.

    U.S. Passport problems | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • SCHUMER: We propose every American, citizen, legal immigrant gets a non-forgeable employment card, a national employment card.

    CNN Transcript Jan 31, 2007

  • And they think my card signature is entirely forgeable.

    Signing credit cards is impossible - discuss

  • As if that weren't enough, both fingerprints and iris scans have been shown to be forgeable.

    Charles Clarke's woolly defence of the govt's ID cards

  • It's been normal practice for many years for public authorities and private organisations to take a copy of that simple, forgeable piece of paper when they transact with individuals, and to keep it on record for indefinite periods.

    Comments from all Computer Weekly blogs

  • It seems a little odd that they've replaced a stealable, replicable, forgeable, fundamentally weak credential with another stealable, replicable, forgeable, fundamentally weak credential, when they could have used electronic credentials to leapfrog underdeveloped nations such as the UK by creating a really useful ID infrastructure, but then I doubt they'll be paying

    Comments from all Computer Weekly blogs

  • What is needed is a "tough, fair and effective employment verification system" that relies on the use of a "non-forgeable" biometric identifier, such as fingerprints or palm prints and digital photos, to authenticate the identities of job seekers, he said.

    Latest from Computerworld

  • Joint commissioner of police (Northern Range) Karnal Singh, who is personally monitoring the project, said the new biometric cards will be based on modern technology. ‘‘These ID cards are non-forgeable and non-cloneable.

    The Times of India

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