targetable

adjective
tar·​get·​able | \ˈtär-gə-tə-bəl \

Definition of targetable 

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

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Yury Dolgoruky carries 16 Bulava missiles, each of which has a payload of six independently targetable 150 kiloton nuclear warheads. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, "This Russian Navy Live Fire Is a Fireworks Display of Weaponry," 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, "Health + Fitness," 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, "No Good Options in North Korea?," 18 Sep. 2017 ProPublica surfaced that these offensive education and employer fields were showing up in our ads interface as targetable audiences for campaigns. Erik Ortiz, NBC News, "Facebook Halts Potential Anti-Semitic Ads Following Report," 15 Sep. 2017 Since your skeletons are tangible, targetable units, however, Diablo 3's signature swarms of enemies usually split off to fight them instead of going straight for the Necromancer. Steven Strom, Ars Technica, "Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer review—roll them bones," 5 July 2017

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First Known Use of targetable

1964, in the meaning defined above

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