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machinable

or ma·chine·a·ble

[ muh-shee-nuh-buhl ]
/ məˈʃi nə bəl /
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adjective
(of a material) capable of being cut or shaped with machine tools.Compare free-machining.
(of a letter or package) capable of being safely sorted by mail machinery, as a parcel sorter.
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Origin of machinable

First recorded in 1915–20; machine + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM machinable

ma·chin·a·bil·i·ty, nounun·ma·chin·a·ble, adjectiveun·ma·chine·a·ble, adjective
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