Scalable Scal"a*ble, a. Capable of being scaled. [1913 Webster]

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  • scalable — scal‧a‧ble [ˈskeɪləbl] adjective COMPUTING 1. a scalable machine, system etc can be increased in size: • We needed a computer system that was scalable and that could keep up with our growing number of users. 2. scalable computer Graphics can… …   Financial and business terms

  • Scalable — Software Création 1999 Forme juridique LLC Siège social …   Wikipédia en Français

  • scalable — (adj.) 1570s, able to be climbed; see SCALE (Cf. scale) (v.) + ABLE (Cf. able). From 1936 as able to be graded by scale. Related: Scalability …   Etymology dictionary

  • scalable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be scaled or climbed. 2) able to be changed in size or scale. 3) technical able to be graded according to a scale. DERIVATIVES scalability noun …   English terms dictionary

  • scalable — [skāl′ə bəl] adj. that can be scaled …   English World dictionary

  • scalable — UK [ˈskeɪləb(ə)l] / US [ˈskeɪləbəl] adjective computing scalable hardware or software will continue to work well if it has to work with larger amounts of data or if it is used by more people than at present scalable software a scalable website… …   English dictionary

  • scalable — /ˈskeɪləbəl/ (say skayluhbuhl) adjective 1. that may be scaled: the scalable slope of a mountain. 2. that may be scaled up or down: a scalable font. 3. Computers of or relating to a computer system which is able to take on additional users,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • scalable — adjective Date: circa 1580 1. capable of being scaled 2. capable of being easily expanded or upgraded on demand < a scalable computer network > • scalability noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • scalable — scalableness, n. scalably, adv. /skay leuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being scaled: the scalable slope of a mountain. [1570 80; SCALE3 + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • scalable — adjective a) Capable of being scaled. b) Able to support the required quality of service as the system load increases …   Wiktionary

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