Exhaustible
Exhaustible Ex*haust"i*ble, a. Capable of being exhausted, drained off, or expended. Opposite of {inexhaustible}. --Johnson. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • exhaustible — index destructible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • exhaustible — is spelt ible, not able. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • exhaustible — exhaust ► VERB 1) tire out completely. 2) use up (resources or reserves) completely. 3) explore (a subject) thoroughly. 4) expel (gas or steam) from an engine or other machine. ► NOUN 1) waste gases or air expelled from an engine or other machine …   English terms dictionary

  • exhaustible — adjective 1. capable of being used up • Ant: ↑inexhaustible • Similar to: ↑depletable 2. capable of being used up; capable of being exhausted our exhaustible reserves of fossil fuel • Similar to: ↑fi …   Useful english dictionary

  • exhaustible — adjective see exhaust I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • exhaustible — See exhaustedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • exhaustible — adjective Capable of being exhausted Ant: inexhaustible …   Wiktionary

  • exhaustible — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. expendable, limited, modest; see inadequate 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • exhaustible — adj. consumable, depletable; capable of being ejected (i.e. exhaust fumes) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exhaustible — ex·haust·ible …   English syllables

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