Examples from the Web for usable
After all that steps, 220 pounds of fresh-picked beans will wind up as about 30 pounds of usable product.
This loss of usable myelin results in poor nerve-to-nerve coordination, resulting is a slightly haywire main dashboard.Can NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne Race Safely With Multiple Sclerosis?|Kent Sepkowitz|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Crumpton turned the young man into an asset, and he provided an immense amount of usable information.CIA’s Henry Crumpton on the Heroes You’ll Never Know|Miranda Green|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The contents of its freezer, which dips to minus-65 degrees Fahrenheit, was usable, but everything else had to be discarded.New York’s Sushi Business Comes Back After Hurricane Sandy|Lauren Streib|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And that is a more concrete, usable, specific fact than Rembrandt ever provides.On Kawara at David Zwirner, a Million-Dollar Enigma|Blake Gopnik|January 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
They began patiently sewing the rags and tatters back into usable form again.Space Prison|Tom Godwin
The soul carries its own keys to all wisdom and to all valuable and usable power.The Higher Powers of Mind and Spirit|Ralph Waldo Trine
It will be a usable house and a beautiful house, wherein the æsthetic guest can find comfort for his eyes as well as for his body.Revolution and Other Essays|Jack London
It is the purpose of this work to gather the essential portions of the desired information within a compact, usable form.Mount Rainier|Various
It is a nonconvertible currency with a variety of exchange rates, usable only in domestic transactions.Area Handbook for Bulgaria|Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for usable
Word Origin and History for usable
late 14c., from Old French usable (early 14c.), from user (see use). Not a common word before c.1840. Related: Usably.