addressable

[ uh-dres-uh-buhl ]
/ 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.

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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 forms of addressable

addressability, noun
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