programmable

or pro·gram·a·ble

[ proh-gram-uh-buh l, proh-gram- ]
/ ˈproʊ græm ə bəl, proʊˈgræm- /

adjective

capable of being programmed.

noun

an electronic device, as a calculator or telephone, that can be programmed to perform specific tasks.

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Origin of programmable

First recorded in 1955–60; program + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM programmable

pro·gram·ma·bil·i·ty, nounnon·pro·gram·ma·ble, adjectivere·pro·gram·ma·ble, adjectiveun·pro·gram·ma·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for reprogrammable

programmable

programable

/ (prəʊˈɡræməbəl) /

adjective

(esp of a device or operation) capable of being programmed for automatic operation or computer processing

Derived forms of programmable

programmability, noun
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