or ma·chine·a·ble

[ muh-shee-nuh-buhl ]

  1. (of a material) capable of being cut or shaped with machine tools.: Compare free-machining.

  2. (of a letter or package) capable of being safely sorted by mail machinery, as a parcel sorter.

Origin of machinable

First recorded in 1915–20; machine + -able

Other words from machinable

  • ma·chin·a·bil·i·ty, noun
  • un·ma·chin·a·ble, adjective
  • un·ma·chine·a·ble, adjective

Words Nearby machinable Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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