view·​able | \ ˈvyü-ə-bəl How to pronounce viewable (audio) \

Definition of viewable

1a : capable of being seen : visible The next solar eclipse that will be visible from North America is coming on June 10, 2021 when a partial solar eclipse will be viewable from the north-eastern U.S. and Canada.— Jamie Carter
b : capable of being inspected or examined in person This lust for high-tech life is also answered in the … look of the Michael Jackson Suite at Disney World (viewable by appointment) at the fabulous Hotel Royal Plaza.— Ellen Count
2 : capable of being watched (as on a display screen) Before long, the boys have embellished their report with video segments (viewable on a nearby big-screen TV) …— Charles Piller Virgil and two friends, John Beck and Ken Dunn, had watched the news reports … on the set's one viewable channel.— Leigh Montville With Flash, you can create compact, streaming Web animations that are easily viewable on just about any platform.— Ben Long

First Known Use of viewable

1632, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for viewable

view entry 2 + -able

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“Viewable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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