- capable of being adjusted: adjustable seat belts.
- (of loans, mortgages, etc.) having a flexible rate, as one based on money market interest rates or on the rate of inflation or cost of living.
- (especially of life insurance) having flexible premiums and coverage, based on the insuree's current needs and ability to pay.
- any rate, expense, income, etc., that varies unpredictably: Luckily, his chief income is not made up of adjustables. Allow some money in your budget for the adjustables.
Origin of adjustable
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Examples from the Web for non-adjustable
Historical Examples of non-adjustable
The assembled armature, tapper rod, and tapper are all riveted together and are non-adjustable.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1
Neither of these schemes is practicable, and hence the reverse series generator may be considered as a "non-adjustable" machine.The Automobile Storage Battery
O. A. Witte
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