extensible

adjective
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 extensibility (audio) \ noun

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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, "‘Incredibles 2’ Review: Settling for Less," 14 June 2018 Either way, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos should feel a bit tense today facing new competition from an extensible device that also does e-books and can be had for less than the price of a DX Kindle. Eliot Van Buskirk, WIRED, "Can Apple’s iPad Save the Media After All?," 27 Jan. 2010

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1603, in the meaning defined above

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