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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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 The templates are printable and can be used to build small, medium, or large homes. Sam Gutierrez, House Beautiful, "Joanna Gaines’s DIY Christmas Village Templates Are The Easiest (And Cutest) Way To Decorate Your Mantel," 11 Dec. 2018 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

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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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a sum of money that is sent as a payment

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