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inextensible

[ in-ik-sten-suh-buhl ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈstɛn sə bəl /
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adjective
not extensible; incapable of being extended or stretched.
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Origin of inextensible

First recorded in 1830–40; in-3 + extensible

OTHER WORDS FROM inextensible

in·ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for inextensible

inextensible
/ (ˌɪnɪkˈstɛnsəbəl) /

adjective
not capable of extension

Derived forms of inextensible

inextensibility, noun
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