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prehensible

[ pri-hen-suh-buhl ]
/ prɪˈhɛn sə bəl /
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adjective
able to be seized or grasped.
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Origin of prehensible

1825–35; <Latin prehēns(us) (see prehension) + -ible
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How to use prehensible in a sentence

  • In the attitude of the masked figure itself there was something prehensible and menacing.

    The White Mice|Richard Harding Davis
  • I perceive very well the resistance of this prehensible organ.

    Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
  • There was nothing to lay hold of; every point of vantage was plated and coated with non-prehensible ice.

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