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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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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Favorite national cheer/chant: None that are printable. Michelle Kaufman, miamiherald, "Meet South Florida's World Cup fans: Group B," 31 May 2018 At that time, instructions for submitting a bid and printable bid forms will be provided at Detroit Free Press Staff, Detroit Free Press, "Michigan set to auction prime Lake Huron waterfront property," 18 June 2018 Get a printable waiver and see maps of all the rides, Sunday through July 22, at 10. Sandy Guerra-cline, star-telegram, "The top 10 list: This weekend is going to be a blast, blast, blast," 27 June 2018 Actually, there are lots of words, but none printable here. Paul Daugherty,, "TML: How do pro athletes feel about playing in small-market Cincinnati?," 20 June 2018 One recent avenue of inquiry is into printable tech, using inks that conduct electronic current to print circuits into materials like cloth or paper. Sophie Weiner, Popular Mechanics, "This Magnetic Ink Would Let Broken Wearable Heal Themselves," 5 Nov. 2016 Safe Kids Worldwide has a printable Water Watcher Card available to designate the adult in charge. Gina Martinez, Time, "Drowning Is the No. 2 Cause of Death for Young Children. Here's How to Keep Your Kids Safe Around Pools," 13 June 2018 There are also plenty of savings flyers and printable coupons available, if that’s more your style. Caroline Rogers, Southern Living, "The Secret to Finding the Best Deals at Publix," 12 June 2018 Malt Madness Bracket Round 5 [ Download a printable bracket ] Voting for the championship will conclude Monday after the NCAA National Basketball Championship. Nathaniel Levine, sacbee, "Vote today for our Malt Madness beer bracket champion," 30 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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to reject or criticize sharply

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