Extensibility
Extensibility Ex*ten`si*bil"i*ty, n. The quality of being extensible; the capacity of being extended; as, the extensibility of a fiber, or of a plate of metal. [1913 Webster]

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  • extensibility — ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty || ɪk‚stensÉ™ bɪlÉ™tɪ n. capability of being extended, capability of being stretched …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extensibility — ex·ten·si·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

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