inextensible

[ in-ik-sten-suh-buh l ]
/ ˌɪn ɪkˈstɛn sə bəl /

adjective

not extensible; incapable of being extended or stretched.

Nearby words

  1. inexplosive,
  2. inexpressible,
  3. inexpressive,
  4. inexpugnable,
  5. inexpungible,
  6. inextinguishable,
  7. inextirpable,
  8. inextricable,
  9. inextricably,
  10. inez

Origin of inextensible

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

Related formsin·ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for inextensible

inextensible

/ (ˌɪnɪkˈstɛnsəbəl) /

adjective

not capable of extension
Derived Formsinextensibility, noun

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