scalable

[ skey-luh-buh l ]
/ ˈskeɪ lə bəl /

adjective

capable of being scaled: the scalable slope of a mountain.

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Origin of scalable

First recorded in 1570–80; scale3 + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM scalable

scal·a·ble·ness, nounscal·a·bly, adverbun·scal·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for scalable

scalable
/ (ˈskeɪləbəl) /

adjective

capable of being scaled or climbed
computing (of a network) able to be expanded to cope with increased use

Derived forms of scalable

scalableness, nounscalably, adverb
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