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assimilable

[uh-sim-uh-luh-buh l] /əˈsɪm ə lə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being assimilated.
Origin of assimilable
1640-1650
1640-50; < Medieval Latin assimilābilis, equivalent to Latin assimilā(re) (see assimilate) + -bilis -ble
Related forms
assimilability, noun
nonassimilability, noun
nonassimilable, adjective
unassimilable, adjective
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  • Denial of the right of naturalization to Jews on the ground that they are not assimilable.

  • Food and drink are only carriers of bits of assimilable sunshine.

  • Without this it is wholly absurd to say either that they are or are not assimilable.

  • The nitrogen of the testa, or covering of the seeds, will hardly be so assimilable as that which exists in their cotyledons.

    The Stock-Feeder's Manual Charles Alexander Cameron
  • But truth in the doctrinal form is not natural, proper, assimilable food for the soul of man.

  • It is absolutely digestible and assimilable, and is triturated with the finest milk sugar.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
  • All minerals contained therein are organized and in a perfectly digestible and assimilable form.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
  • It is the most delicate and at the same time the most digestible and assimilable cell-food obtainable.

    Valere Aude Louis Dechmann
  • Milk fresh from the cow, and the egg while it is still warm, are assimilable to the highest degree.

    The Montessori Method Maria Montessori
  • Every tissue receives with greater promptness its quota of assimilable nutriment.

    Tobacco and Alcohol John Fiske

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