Expansile Ex*pan"sile, a. Expansible. [1913 Webster]

Ether and alcohol are more expansile than water. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster]

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  • expansile — [ek span′sil, ik span′sil] adj. 1. tending to expand 2. of or characteristic of expansion …   English World dictionary

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  • expansile — ex·pan·sile …   English syllables

  • expansile — /əkˈspænsaɪl/ (say uhk spansuyl), /ɛk / (say ek ) adjective 1. capable of expanding; such as to expand. 2. relating to expansion …   Australian English dictionary

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