tar·​get·​able | \ ˈtär-gə-tə-bəl How to pronounce targetable (audio) \

Definition of targetable

: capable of being aimed at a target missiles with targetable warheads

Examples of targetable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web His opposition gained a targetable face with the emergence of Larry Elder, a conservative talk-show host, as a front-runner. Los Angeles Times, 28 Aug. 2021 Facebook also warns that customers who opt out of tracking will be excluded from specific targetable audiences, which will result in a decrease in audience sizes. Chris Smith, BGR, 29 Apr. 2021 Use keyword tools to find popular keywords with high search volume and low keyword difficulty (KD) when searching for related and targetable keywords. Jay Bae, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are certainly targetable; as Dana Carvey showed us with George H.W. Bush, the right comic can find absurdity in even the more boring presidents. Matthew Gilbert,, 25 Jan. 2021 These areas are now controlled by Russia and the Bashar al-Assad regime, foreclosing our ability to act on targetable information. Brett Mcgurk, The Denver Post, 28 Oct. 2019 Yury Dolgoruky carries 16 Bulava missiles, each of which has a payload of six independently targetable 150 kiloton nuclear warheads. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 10 Jan. 2018 By aggregating the supporters from several of the world's top charities, Charity Miles can offer sponsors a very large, demographically targetable audience. Abby Cuffey, Woman's Day, 15 June 2012 In addition, missiles in boost phase cannot employ evasive maneuvers or deploy multiple independently targetable reentry vehicles (or MIRVs) — unlike descending ICBMs in terminal phase. Stephen Meyer, National Review, 18 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of targetable

1964, in the meaning defined above

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“Targetable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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