viewable

adjective
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

Learn More About viewable

Time Traveler for viewable

Time Traveler

The first known use of viewable was in 1632

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near viewable

view

viewable

view angle

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for viewable

Cite this Entry

“Viewable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/viewable. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on viewable

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for viewable

Nglish: Translation of viewable for Spanish Speakers

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!