print·​able | \ ˈprin-tə-bəl \

Definition of printable

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

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Other Words from printable

printability \ ˌprin-​tə-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē \ 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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Use the printable workout calendar to pencil in what you’d like to do each day. SELF, "13 Cardio Workouts to Get Your Heart Pumping," 31 Dec. 2018 Bored kids also count as distractions, so entertain them for hours with movies, coloring books, and car games, like these printable roadside bingo cards. Brigitt Earley, Woman's Day, "6 Ways to Stay Safe on Your Next Family Road Trip," 29 Nov. 2018 Once cooled, use our printable stencils to cut out doors, shutters, trailer fin, wheels, antler mount, and other smaller pieces. Amanda Garrity, Good Housekeeping, "Build the Ultimate Rustic Gingerbread House With These Easy-to-Follow Stencils," 14 Nov. 2018 Vote Riders actually makes handy, printable cards with useful information by state to take with you to the polls. Abby Gardner, Glamour, "This Woman Had to Take a Test to Vote in 1964. Now, She's Warning Others Not to Forget.," 5 Sep. 2018 As the states argue: The merits are clear: Defendants’ removal of 3D printable gun files from the U.S. Munitions List violated multiple statutory requirements and will irreparably harm the States absent preliminary relief. Cyrus Farivar, Ars Technica, "3D-printed gun activists set to face numerous US states in court," 21 Aug. 2018 Defense Distributed’s Liberator pistol design is perhaps the closest thing to a complete printable firearm, but the enthusiast must still source a nail for a firing pin. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "Those Controversial 3D-Printed Guns, Explained," 31 July 2018 Find printable forms at under deals and offers. Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY, "Summer fun! Keep the kids occupied with free and cheap activities," 25 June 2018 Click here for shopping lists and all the recipes in printable form. Bon Appetit, "Welcome to the Feel Good Food Plan!," 19 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of printable

1827, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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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