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expansile

[ ik-span-sil, -sahyl ]
/ ɪkˈspæn sɪl, -saɪl /
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adjective
capable of expanding; such as to expand.
pertaining to expansion.
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Origin of expansile

First recorded in 1720–30; expans(ion) + -ile

OTHER WORDS FROM expansile

non·ex·pan·sile, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for expansile

expansile
/ (ɪkˈspænsaɪl) /

adjective
able to expand or cause expansion
of or relating to expansion
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