scalable

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adjective scal·able \ˈskā-lə-bəl\

Definition of scalable

  1. 1 :  capable of being scaled

  2. 2 :  capable of being easily expanded or upgraded on demand a scalable computer network

scalability

play \ˌskā-lə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun

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First Known Use of scalable

circa 1580

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SCALABLE Defined for English Language Learners

scalable

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Definition of scalable for English Language Learners

  • : easy to make larger, more powerful, etc.



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