Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being regained or recovered.
  • Restorable from sickness, faintness, danger, or the like.
  • Capable of being brought back to a former condition.
  • Obtainable from a debtor or possessor: as, the debt is recoverable.
  • That may be recovered from.

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

  • adjective Capable of being recovered or regained; capable of being brought back to a former condition, as from sickness, misfortune, etc.; obtainable from a debtor or possessor

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

  • adjective Capable of being regained or recovered.
  • adjective Restorable from sickness, faintness, danger, or the like.
  • adjective Capable of being brought back to a former condition.
  • adjective Obtainable from a debtor or possessor: as, the debt is recoverable.

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

  • adjective capable of being recovered or regained

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Human crews SHOULD be flown in recoverable, lifting body vehicles that can land in an emergency at places other than KSC, Edwards or White Sands.

    How Best to Access the ISS-and LEO? - NASA Watch

  • In other words, how much oil you think will be recoverable from a field, ie the reserves, depends on how much you are willing to invest, which in turn depends on prices.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » More on Peak Oil

  • In case of violation of such agreement and moneys expended by the United States on account of such travel and transportation shall be recoverable from the individual concerned as a debt due the United States.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10177

  • In case of violation of such agreement any moneys expended by the United States on account of such travel and transportation shall be recoverable from the individual concerned as a debt due the United States.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10196

  • Such claims may be filed, in the manner and in circumstances prescribed by the Service concerned, for amounts not recoverable from the carrier.

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10053

  • The mistake the president makes, Murkowski argues, is to assess our oil wealth in terms of "proved reserves" -- the oil that we are relatively sure is there, that we can get to and is economical to produce -- instead of in terms of what is called our "recoverable" or "potential oil resources" -- oil that we've yet to discover but that we think is there and technically recoverable but not necessarily economical to produce.

    Bill Chameides: How Much Black Gold Is in Them Thar Hills?

  • In cases where, under the provisions of a above, demand on a carrier is required and the owner fails to make such demand seasonably or fails to make reasonable efforts to collect the amount recoverable from the carriers, the amount otherwise payable under these provisions will be reduced by the maximum amount recoverable from the carrier if claim therefore had been filed with such carrier within the time limit, provided that it is not found that demand in any event was impracticable or would have been unavailing

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 10053

  • The mistake the president makes, Murkowski argues, is to assess our oil wealth in terms of "proved reserves" -- the oil that we are relatively sure is there, that we can get to and is economical to produce -- instead of in terms of what is called our "recoverable" or "potential oil resources" -- oil that we've yet to discover but that we think is there and technically recoverable but not necessarily economical to produce.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • Hassett and others keep alluding to the 86 billion barrels in recoverable offshore reserves, but the same estimates place only about 18 billion of those (though that’s probably a conservative guess) in areas covered by the current moratorium.

    No, Actually, You Can Go

  • Normally recoverable from the ‘losing’ side, so if they have no assets, no point in proceeding - no lawyer would touch the case if there were no assets or appropriate insurance in place, that is where the system fails and that is why the Feds or any force don’t take such actions. on July 22, 2008 at 11: 12 am | Reply Twining

    Another Fine Officer Down « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

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