Definitions

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  • adj. Capable (as a meal, lawsuit, etc.) of being served.
  • adj. Capable of being preserved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being served.
  • adj. Capable of being preserved.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being served.

Etymologies

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serve +‎ -able

Examples

  • If we wanted to enable all of our browser-server-communication to be servable from these Web proxies, we need to make sure that the user agent only asks for byte ranges, so it can be served from the cache.

    ginger's thoughts » URI fragments vs URI queries for media fragment addressing

  • Military—note: Maldives has no regular armed forces; the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) includes ground forces, the Coast Guard, and a small, undermanned air element; with its small size and with little servable equipment, the MNDF is inadequate to prevent external aggression and is primarily tasked to reinforce the Maldives Police Service (MPS) and ensure security in the exclusive economic zone (2007) Transnational IssuesDisputes—international: none

    Maldives

  • MaldivesMaldives has no regular armed forces; the Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) includes ground forces, the Coast Guard, and a small, undermanned air element; with its small size and with little servable equipment, the MNDF is inadequate to prevent external aggression and is primarily tasked to reinforce the Maldives Police Service (MPS) and ensure security in the exclusive economic zone (2007)

    Military-note

  • I usually forget this step in assembly & some frosting sticks, but never is it such a problem that it renders pieces un-servable. parchment paper seems very slippery for assembly

    project wedding cake: mango curd | smitten kitchen

  • The ob - servable differences in nature, however, are not exclu - sively based upon differences in configuration of the atoms.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • All mechanical philosophies, orthodox atomism included, depended ultimately upon unob - servable corpuscles acting upon each other in ways which had to remain inaccessible to natural philoso - phers despite marvelous advances in instrumentation.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • In sharp opposition, the instrumentalists viewed the concepts of such unob - servable entities either as in principle dispensable logi - cal constructions or, in accordance with earlier posi - tivist tendencies, as (at best!) useful auxiliary fictions.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • Thus Watson was as unin - terested in physiological speculation about intervening processes as he was hostile to any recourse to unob - servable mental entities or processes to explain what could be observed.

    BEHAVIORISM

  • The second intruder was a negro of powerful frame and lowering aspect, and as he came for-ward and stood in the doorway there was ob-servable in his fierce and desperate countenance no attempt at the insinuation of the other, only a fearful resolution that made her feel like a puppet before him, and drove her, almost without her volition, to her knees.

    Midnight In Beauchamp Row 1895

  • "We are looking for servable clams on the half shell," Douty said.

    CourierPostOnline.com - News

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