from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being permuted; exchangeable; interchangeable.

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

  • adjective Capable of being permuted; exchangeable.

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

  • adjective Able to be permuted

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

  • adjective capable of changing sequence


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  • And given that there are no cruise ships either existing or under construction that can rival their features, we expect that they'll be permutable for the foreseeable future.

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  • "Today we live in a world in which the barriers between each type of music are more permutable than before," says Chuck. - News 2009

  • When one talks about loss circulation, one assumes you have something permutable down there, so we'd like to log and see what it is before we could pipe in hole.

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  • While most scientists readily recognize this glaring inadequacy in their discipline to wrench doctrine from their permutable, yet no doubt very practical findings, some of their less prudent peers see it as their moral duty to impose a gag rule on Religion, claiming that when it comes to ultimate truth, they are better equipped to offer the most plausible and convincing arguments, as opposed to the myriad fancies and superstitions that Religion is saddled with, which often pose more of a hindrance to progress.

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  • We have found him thus far, in all probability, acquainted with the construction of permutable seals, and indeed of the grand principle of permutation applied to technology in several respects (vide "Century" Nos.

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