expansile

adjective
ex·​pan·​sile | \ -n(t)sə̇l, -nˌsīl \

Definition of expansile

1 : capable of expansion gases are more expansile than liquids
2 : of, relating to, or characteristic of expansion expansile movements

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History and Etymology for expansile

Latin expansus + English -ile

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“Expansile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/expansile. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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