Definition of Extensible

1. Adjective. Capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out. "An extensible measuring rule"

Exact synonyms: Extensile
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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Extensible

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extensible

extended time scale
extended vocabulary
extendedly
extendedness
extendednesses
extender
extenders
extendibility
extendible
extending
extendlessness
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extense
extensibilities
extensibility
extensible (current term)
extensibleness
extensification
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extensin
extensins
extension
extension agent
extension block
extension bridge
extension cable
extension cables
extension cord
extension course
extension form

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 ..."

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