Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That may be placed.

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  • adjective Capable of being placed.
  • noun business A jobseeker who is considered by an employment agency to be suitable for placement, but not employment, with a client company.
  • noun translation studies In computer-aided translation, an element such as a symbol or numeral, which is the same in both source and target segments and can therefore be placed directly from one into the other.
  • noun linguistics Something which is conventionally associated with a specific place; for example, blinds go on windows, carpets go on floors.

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  • adjective capable of being recognized

Etymologies

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From place +‎ -able.

Examples

  • It gives it a little exotic aftertaste that is not really placeable, but really makes the Lassi special.

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  • While some of the attackers began destroying the irre-placeable transport vehicles, Ranji led his own squad on-ward, still hoping to locate the communications nerve center.

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  • For Heisenberg they expressed the limita - tion of the applicability of classical notions to micro - physics, whether these notions are those of particle language or wave language, one language being re - placeable by the other and equivalent to it.

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  • Because of Moore's Law - that the number of transistors placeable on a chip doubles about every two years - further reductions in cost of the DNA sequencing chip are inevitable, Dr. Rothberg said.

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  • Because of Moore's Law - that the number of transistors placeable on a chip doubles about every two years - further reductions in the cost of the DNA sequencing chip are inevitable, Dr. Rothberg said.

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  • Kills-Sentry Gun Description: Airdrops a placeable XM312 Sentry Gun that will automatically fire at enemies.

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  • Kills-Sentry Gun Description: Airdrops a placeable XM312 Sentry Gun that will automatically fire at enemies.

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  • Kills-Sentry Gun Description: Airdrops a placeable XM312 Sentry Gun that will automatically fire at enemies.

    WN.com - Articles related to Interview: Vanessa Perroncel

  • Kills-Sentry Gun Description: Airdrops a placeable XM312 Sentry Gun that will automatically fire at enemies.

    WN.com - Business News

  • Kills-Sentry Gun Description: Airdrops a placeable XM312 Sentry Gun that will automatically fire at enemies.

    WN.com - Business News

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