expansible

[ ik-span-suh-buh l ]
/ ɪkˈspæn sə bəl /

adjective

capable of being expanded: Most metals are expansible.

Nearby words

  1. expanded plastic,
  2. expander,
  3. expanding universe,
  4. expanding universe theory,
  5. expanse,
  6. expansile,
  7. expansion,
  8. expansion attic,
  9. expansion bend,
  10. expansion board

Origin of expansible

1685–95; < Latin expāns(us) (see expanse) + -ible

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British Dictionary definitions for expansible

expansible

/ (ɪkˈspænsəbəl) /

adjective

able to expand or be expanded
Derived Formsexpansibility, noun

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