rectifiable

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adjective rec·ti·fi·able \ˈrek-tə-ˌfī-ə-bəl\

Definition of rectifiable

  1. :  capable of being rectified; especially :  having finite length a rectifiable curve

rectifiability

play \ˌrek-tə-ˌfī-ə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

Origin and Etymology of rectifiable

rectify (to determine the length of an arc)


First Known Use: 1629

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