Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being performed, done, executed, or fulfilled; practicable.

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

  • adjective Admitting of being performed, done, or executed; practicable.

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

  • adjective Able to be performed.

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Examples

  • She decided to write a play a day over a full year, a kind of performable journal of where her head was over the course of a full year.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • She decided to write a play a day over a full year, a kind of performable journal of where her head was over the course of a full year.

    DesignerBlog

  • Sometimes there's a great sounding instrument you want to use, but it's not really "performable," or if it is maybe you want to use it so specifically that sampling it makes more sense.

    SoundtrackNet

  • I split it into 10 sections and then I actually worked in a very linear fashion -- went through and identified the essays and poems that I found most performable and then passed to Shannon the "script," which was still at around 25,000 words -- WAY too many for a theatre piece -- and Shannon whittled it down to about 13,000.

    Dylan Brody: Jeanmarie Simpson -- Artivist in the Modern Landscape (Part 2)

  • I knew from the emails we've been exchanging that Beth had really gotten a great team of people on board with this, people doing costume and lighting designs, and most crucially a musical director to translate the mp3s and GarageBand projects into something actually performable; but you don't count yer chickens before they're hatched, so I'm humungously stoked to know that they've been given the go-ahead.

    Meanwhile...

  • I split it into 10 sections and then I actually worked in a very linear fashion -- went through and identified the essays and poems that I found most performable and then passed to Shannon the "script," which was still at around 25,000 words -- WAY too many for a theatre piece -- and Shannon whittled it down to about 13,000.

    Dylan Brody: Jeanmarie Simpson -- Artivist in the Modern Landscape (Part 2)

  • So everyone onboard was juggling essays and exams along with ... well, trying to turn this crazy gay punk Orpheus musical into something performable in the two hours and ten minutes allotted, rather than the three hours plus that it was, apparently, clocking in at during the first rehearsals -- ahem.

    Adventures of a Couch-Hopping Scribbler Part 2: That Toddlin Town

  • So everyone onboard was juggling essays and exams along with ... well, trying to turn this crazy gay punk Orpheus musical into something performable in the two hours and ten minutes allotted, rather than the three hours plus that it was, apparently, clocking in at during the first rehearsals -- ahem.

    Archive 2010-06-01

  • I knew from the emails we've been exchanging that Beth had really gotten a great team of people on board with this, people doing costume and lighting designs, and most crucially a musical director to translate the mp3s and GarageBand projects into something actually performable; but you don't count yer chickens before they're hatched, so I'm humungously stoked to know that they've been given the go-ahead.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • His kind of poetry, which was so performable and so immediately graspable, had fallen out of favor.

    THE ANTHOLOGIST

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