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- n. The state of being tractable or docile; docility; tractableness.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The quality or state of being tractable or docile; docility; tractableness.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or process of being tractable; especially, docility; sub-missiveness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of being easily persuaded
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There will be wobbles if uncertainty rises, as it almost certainly will, over the tractability of a housing recovery.
Given the scope, seriousness and tractability of the problems, not a bad set of responses …. dlw
Due to the conceptual incompatibilities between different theories, and simple limitations in the tractability of equations when dealing with systems containing billions of particles, epistemological reductionism is false.
Such tractability could include telling feds where all the money is, including the money set aside for his family.
Vilsack (now billing himself as an education candidate) was perfectly happy to appoint a board of regents whose only concern in managing the state universities seems to have been their tractability with regard to insurance companies.
There's a trade off between accuracy and analytical tractability while modeling.
Thus, tractability and attention to detail are rather desirable attributes in a potential client who might reasonably be expected to meet sudden deadlines or make surprise revisions down the line.
What I also love about this car is the pull and tractability of the straight six-cylinder engine, which sings a perfect soundtrack -- be it the 230 hp in the 328i or the 300 hp in the 335i.
The centerpiece of Carruthers (2006) consists of three arguments for massive modularity: the argument from design, the argument from animals, and the argument from computational tractability.
Why, in fact, there is: The standard six-speed manual maximizes both tractability and fuel economy and is a much better dancing partner for the Mini Cooper's 1. 6-liter, four-cylinder engine.