Definitions

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  • adj. Capable of being lifted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Such as can be lifted.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being lifted.

Etymologies

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lift +‎ -able

Examples

  • Wayward Elf is an American expat in Switzerland who, to the horror of everyone she meets, shipped over a spinning wheel and ten (small and liftable) boxes of books.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • I remember it being in Java, and should be liftable for your purposes, if you can figure out how to find it.

    Waldo Jaquith - Ten most linked political bloggers.

  • We were supposed to divide the boxes down into liftable sized packages, keep our backs straight, bend at the knees to pick them up and then, holding them at waist level and close to the body, walk them around to the correct door.

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  • Do give the trough a try, you could start with a small one that is liftable by one person instead of the giant one I started with!

    Troughs-Recycled « Fairegarden

  • Tight What a flyer must be in order to remain tossable and liftable.

    Cheer!

  • The 140 photo-graphs (many of them with liftable shades for protection from the light) from the collection of Dietmar Siegert constitute yet another one of those exhibitions of small, nearly uniform darkish rectangles in metronomic friezes.

    Summer Art Gets Serious

  • It won't corrupt his judgment any more than his current, "heavy but quite liftable" set.

    The New King of Tinytube - Tuned In - TIME.com

  • This time, Gotham City looks more like Chicago than New York, with all the liftable bridges over the river and the art deco Wayne Tower looks like a bigger version of the Board of Trade building at the end of Lasalle St. A lot of the underground road footage was shot on Lower Wacker Drive, a rather ominous-looking shortcut under the Loop that I took to work every day for years.

    Archive 2005-06-26

  • I was to remove thither with my work (so soon as liftable).

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • Through the 1970s the RN version of the F4 Phantom had an extendable nosewheel which raised the angle of attack and increased the liftable load of the aircraft but it did direct the afterburners toward the deck.

    Army Rumour Service

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