Definition of Cleavable

1. Adjective. Capable of being cleaved.

Similar to: Divisible



Definition of Cleavable

1. a. Capable of cleaving or being divided.

Definition of Cleavable

1. Adjective. Capable of being cleaved ¹

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Definition of Cleavable

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cleavable

clearstories
clearstory
cleartext
cleartexts
clearway
clearways
clearweed
clearweeds
clearwing
clearwings
cleary
cleat
cleated
cleating
cleats
cleavable (current term)
cleavage
cleavage cavity
cleavage cell
cleavage division
cleavage furrows
cleavage lines
cleavage product
cleavage site
cleavage spindle
cleavages
cleave
cleaved
cleaved cell

Literary usage of Cleavable

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1. Mineralogy Simplified: Easy Methods of Identifying Minerals, Including Ores by Henry Erni, Amos Peaslee Brown (1908)
"Readily cleavable, with smooth cleavage faces. a. Color light. Amblygonite, .Li(AlF)POt, VI. ... Foliated cleavable massive, cleavage basal, perfect. ..."

2. Descriptive Mineralogy: With Especial Reference to the Occurrences and Uses by Edward Henry Kraus (1911)
"Well developed crystals, both as single individuals and twins according to the Karlsbad, Baveno, and other laws; also in cleavable masses. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by Royal Society of Edinburgh (1825)
"Rhomb spar, greyish-white, cleavable, from a bed of octahedral iron ore, ... Ankerite, large cleavable masses, of a cream-yellow colour, ..."

4. The Edinburgh Journal of Science by David Brewster (1825)
"Rhomb spar, greyish-white, cleavable, from a bed of octahedral iron ore, ... Ankerite, large cleavable masses, of a cream-yellow colour, ..."

5. Instructions for the Discrimination of Minerals: By Simple Chemical Experiments by Franz von Kobell, Robert Corbert Campbell (1841)
"They are pretty distinctly cleavable in two directions, at right angles to one another. ... Anorthite is perfectly cleavable at an angle of 94° 12', ..."

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