addressable

[ uh-dres-uh-buh l ]
/ əˈdrɛs ə bəl /

adjective

capable of being addressed.
Television. (of a cable-TV system) capable of addressing or calling up any available channel.
Computers. (of stored information) capable of being accessed.

Nearby words

  1. addlepated,
  2. addn.,
  3. addnl.,
  4. address,
  5. address bar,
  6. addressee,
  7. addressing machine,
  8. addressograph,
  9. adduce,
  10. adducent

Origin of addressable

First recorded in 1950–55; address + -able

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British Dictionary definitions for addressable

addressable

/ (əˈdrɛsəbəl) /

adjective

computing possessing or capable of being reached by an address
Derived Formsaddressability, noun

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