Definition of Inflatable

1. Adjective. Designed to be filled with air or gas. "An inflatable boat"

Similar to: Expansive
Derivative terms: Inflate

Definition of Inflatable

1. a. That may be inflated.

Definition of Inflatable

1. Adjective. Able to be inflated or blown up. ¹

2. Noun. (nautical) A boat or dinghy that may be inflated when needed. ¹

3. Noun. Any other structure, artwork etc. that is inflated. ¹

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Definition of Inflatable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Inflatable

inflammatory carcinoma
inflammatory corpuscle
inflammatory disease
inflammatory gallbladder disease
inflammatory lymph
inflammatory macrophage
inflammatory oedema
inflammatory papillary hyperplasia
inflammatory polyp
inflammatory pseudotumour
inflammatory response
inflammatory rheumatism
inflatable (current term)
inflatable cushion
inflatable implant
inflatable splint

Literary usage of Inflatable

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

1. Manual of gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1897)
"inflatable RUBBER RING. FIG. 186,—ELASTIC RING PESSARY. FIG. 185. ... or a thin, inflatable rubber bag, is often efficient, and can be introduced and ..."

2. A Text-book of practical gynecology: For Practitioners and Students by David Tod Gilliam, Earl M. Gilliam (1916)
"Pressure should be averted by the use of an air- cushioned seat (the inflatable rubber ring) and by keeping the bowels soluble. Sexual intercourse should be ..."

3. Guide to the Gallery of Fishes in the Department of Zoology of the British by William George Ridewood (1908)
"The body is inflatable (fig. 95) ; there are movable bony spines in the skin, ... The swim-bladder is absent and the body is non-inflatable. ..."

4. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1997) by Pat Hartary (1999)
"This inflatable technology is 10 to 100 times less expensive than mechanically ... Also, because an inflatable structure incorporates no moving parts, ..."

5. Artificial Anæsthesia: A Manual of Anæsthetic Agents and Their Employment in by Laurence Turnbull (1896)
"3 inhaler with inflatable face-piece and four feet covered tubing, metal connection for tubing, wood holder for inhaler, two Russia iron jackets (one each ..."

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