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- n. the state of being replaceable
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality, state, or degree of being replaceable.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. exchangeability by virtue of being replaceable
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In general, one's position in an organization, one's salary ranking in that organization and one's value/replaceability in that organization all lead to a delineation of power or powerlessness.
Worker's replaceability means zero switching costs for the worker *and* for the employer switching to another worker.
And Hannah sank to Bratz level of replaceability and trash cans.
We can stick to rankings within one aesthetic value (hence we may be able to compare Guernica with Picasso's late nudes), and when we have to make practical choices about what to buy, or what to save, or what to read, we can use other commensurable values, such as convenience, or replaceability, and make decisions.
The mechanically held form shall be given preference due to the quick replaceability.
H. assumed, in short, as has been pointed out by Sir J.H. Gilbert, a greater amount of mutual replaceability amongst the bases than can be now admitted.
"Three pounds, let's be honest," the PFY says, having created a Moore's law of his own about the replaceability of desktop printers.
The way I read this, the FSF is suggesting that all proprietary (i.e. non-free) software is evil, and should be avoided at all costs, regardless of its function or replaceability.
"Instead of the space you need for replaceability, we put extra battery in."
That we acknowledge our historical roots, in a way that science's stories, with their emphasis on replaceability, do not?