ex·​ten·​si·​ble | \ ik-ˈsten(t)-sə-bəl How to pronounce extensible (audio) \

Definition of extensible

: capable of being extended

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Other Words from extensible

extensibility \ ik-​ˌsten(t)-​sə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce extensible (audio) \ noun

Examples of extensible in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That’s a testament to its flexible fabric that delivers a solid, extensible architecture for solving emerging use cases. Craig Connors, Forbes, 24 Sep. 2021 But generative culture both relies on and naturally leads to clean coding practices, resulting in software that is more stable, scalable, extensible and secure. Jeremy Duvall, Forbes, 11 May 2021 This provides builders with agile processes and adaptable, extensible tools. Bridget Perry, Forbes, 6 Apr. 2021 For example, our hypothetical, extensible recipe book may contain a procedure for frying chicken. Lee Phillips, Ars Technica, 9 Oct. 2020 WeChat, for example, is a messaging platform that uses extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) to exchange data between the users. Kristina Libby, Popular Mechanics, 26 Jan. 2020 Highly hydrated and runny, poolish can be used quickly and produces a less elastic, more extensible dough and open crumb—ideal in baguettes and country-style breads. Stephen Jones & Stacy Adimando, Saveur, 30 Sep. 2016 For example, WeChat uses extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) to exchange data between the users. Kristina Libby, Popular Mechanics, 14 Nov. 2019 In practical terms, this means that Winston goes for the glitz by devoting all his promotional skills to Elastigirl, with her iridescent suit and endlessly extensible limbs. Joe Morgenstern, WSJ, 14 June 2018

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First Known Use of extensible

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Extensible.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/extensible. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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