Definition of Adjustable

1. Adjective. Capable of being changed so as to match or fit. "Adjustable seat belts"

Similar to: Adaptable
Derivative terms: Adjust



2. Adjective. Capable of being regulated. "Adjustable interest rates"
Similar to: Changeable, Changeful
Derivative terms: Adjust

Definition of Adjustable

1. a. Capable of being adjusted.

Definition of Adjustable

1. Adjective. capable of being adjusted ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adjustable

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjustable

adjuncts
adjuration
adjurations
adjuratory
adjure
adjured
adjurer
adjurers
adjures
adjuring
adjuror
adjurors
adjust
adjustabilities
adjustability
adjustable (current term)
adjustable articulator
adjustable spanner
adjustable spanners
adjustable wrench
adjustage
adjustages
adjusted
adjuster
adjusters
adjusting
adjusting entry
adjustive
adjustment
adjustment disorders

Literary usage of Adjustable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1910)
"An adjustable Automatic Burette.—While working at the Minnesota Experiment ... Work was started on a device which would be automatic and also adjustable. ..."

2. Manual of Library Economy by James Duff Brown (1907)
"adjustable Screw Binder (Section 288). For this kind of binder it is necessary to ... The French and other adjustable leaved binders do allow for unlimited ..."

3. The Design of Steel Mill Buildings and the Calculation of Stresses in Framed by Milo Smith Ketchum (1921)
"adjustable Eye-bars.—Where eye-bars are used for counters they are made adjustable. The American Bridge Company's standard adjustable eye-bars are given in ..."

4. Text-book of Advanced Machine Work: Prepared for Students in Technical by Robert Henry Smith (1915)
"—The holes in the sine bar are located by either the plug method or the button method. 71. To set adjustable angle plate with the sine bar.— In Fig. ..."

5. The Rural School Plant for Rural Teachers and School Boards, Normal Schools by Samuel Andrew Challman (1917)
"adjustable DESKS. So much depends upon the good judgment and the foresight used in ... This has given rise to the manufacture of an adjustable desk which, ..."

6. Jig and Fixture Design: A Treatise Covering the Principles of Jig and by Franklin Day Jones (1920)
"Properly designed and carefully built tools and fixtures of the adjustable type are profitable investments on certain classes of work, ..."

7. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1889)
"For this purpose an adjustable whistle has been made by the Cambridge Scientific Instrument Company. A wire '73 mm. in diameter forms a solid piston in the ..."

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