rectifiable

[ rek-tuh-fahy-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈrɛk təˌfaɪ ə bəl /

adjective

able to be rectified.
Mathematics. of or relating to a curve or arc that has finite length.

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Origin of rectifiable

First recorded in 1640–50; rectify + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM rectifiable

non·rec·ti·fi·a·ble, adjectiveun·rec·ti·fi·a·ble, adjective
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