
Definition of Extensible
1. Adjective. Capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out. "An extensible measuring rule"
Similar to: Protractible, Protractile, Protrusible, Protrusile
Derivative terms: Extend, Extend, Extend, Extend
Antonyms: Nonextensile
Definition of Extensible
1. a. Capable of being extended, whether in length or breadth; susceptible of enlargement; extensible; extendible;  the opposite of contractible or compressible.
Definition of Extensible
1. Adjective. Capable of being extended. ¹
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Definition of Extensible
1. [adj]
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Literary usage of Extensible
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Infinitesimal Calculus: Containing Differential and Integral by Bartholomew Price (1868)
"And of these forces no account has been taken; the ring is supposed to be perfectly
flexible, and yet extensible. We may however consider, in a more general ..."
2. A Treatise on Analytical Statics with Numerous Examples by Isaac Todhunter (1887)
"FLEXIBLE extensible STRINGS. 198. IN the preceding Chapter we considered the
equilibrium of flexible inextensible strings; we now proceed to some ..."
3. A Treatise on Statics with Applications to Physics by George Minchin Minchin (1896)
"Flexible extensible Strings. 197.] Experimental Law of Extension. The strings
which we now proceed to consider are extensible, ie such as have their lengths ..."
4. The Advanced Part of A Treatise on the Dynamics of a System of Rigid Bodies by Edward John Routh (1905)
"Stress in a curved flexible and extensible rod. The statical theorems quoted in
this article may be proved in the following manner. ..."
5. An Encyclopædia of Gardening: Comprising the Theory and Practice of by John Claudius Loudon (1860)
"... or diverging fibre, extensible in any or in all directions (Jig. 245. a.)
; 245 2. Cumulus, a convex or conical he«p, increasing upwards from a ..."