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expansile

[ik-span-sil, -sahyl]
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adjective
  1. capable of expanding; such as to expand.
  2. pertaining to expansion.
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Origin of expansile

First recorded in 1720–30; expans(ion) + -ile
Related formsnon·ex·pan·sile, adjective
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Related Words

expansibleextendibleextensileprotractileexpandableextendable

British Dictionary definitions for expansile

expansile

adjective
  1. able to expand or cause expansion
  2. of or relating to expansion
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