print·​able | \ ˈprin-tə-bəl How to pronounce printable (audio) \

Definition of printable

1 : capable of being printed or of being printed from
2 : considered fit to publish

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printability \ ˌprin-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce printability (audio) \ noun

Examples of printable in a Sentence

The paper's editor isn't looking for a great article, just something printable. There are printable maps on the Web site.

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Click here for a printable version of the Dinner in Minutes Pantry list. Bonnie S. Benwick, Washington Post, "Chickpeas and fresh herbs make this brown rice salad a satisfying summer star," 2 July 2019 Download your printable bracket from our friends at CBS Sports. CBS News, "Team USA embraces "crazy" growth of women's soccer worldwide," 24 June 2019 Hardee’s: Get free Froot Loops Mini Donuts Friday through Sunday with any purchase and a printable coupon, reports. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "National Donut Day 2019: Get free donuts Friday at Krispy Kreme, Walmart, Dunkin' and more," 6 June 2019 Click here for a printable version of the Dinner in Minutes Pantry list. Bonnie S. Benwick, Washington Post, "Nigella Lawson’s saucy eggs are the meal with all the answers," 18 June 2019 Click here for a printable version of the Dinner in Minutes Pantry list. Bonnie S. Benwick, Washington Post, "This one-pot chicken and rice delivers a lot of comfort, and a little kick," 4 June 2019 Most of their responses, if any, were not printable and didn’t address the question. Shannon Tompkins, Houston Chronicle, "Boat ramps a gateway to fun or frustration," 28 June 2018 His skeletons are made of the same material as natural coral, calcium carbonate (which only became printable in the last few years). Lara Sorokanich, Popular Mechanics, "Jacques Cousteau's Grandson Wants to Save the Ocean Floor With Synthetic Coral Reefs," 16 Feb. 2017 The National Stuttering Association’s website offers resources including a printable flier for employers. Sue Shellenbarger, WSJ, "The Downside of Carrying the Most Weight at Work," 29 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of printable

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of printable was in 1827

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English Language Learners Definition of printable

: suitable to be printed or published
: able to be printed by using a computer's printer

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