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extensible

[ik-sten-suh-buh l]
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adjective
  1. capable of being extended.
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Origin of extensible

First recorded in 1605–15; extens(ion) + -ible
Related formsex·ten·si·bil·i·ty, ex·ten·si·ble·ness, nounnon·ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ex·ten·si·ble, adjectivenon·ex·ten·si·ble·ness, nounsub·ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty, nounsub·ex·ten·si·ble, adjectivesub·ex·ten·si·ble·ness, nounun·ex·ten·si·ble, adjective
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Examples from the Web for extensibility

Historical Examples

  • The extensibility of their long neck does warrant more careful handling than needs to be employed with other species.

    North American Recent Soft-shelled Turtles (Family Trionychidae)

    Robert G. Webb

  • Stretch some of the fibers to show their extensibility; on freeing them, they regain their elasticity.

    A Practical Physiology

    Albert F. Blaisdell


British Dictionary definitions for extensibility

extensible

extensile (ɪkˈstɛnsaɪl)

adjective
  1. capable of being extended
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Derived Formsextensibility or extensibleness, noun
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