walkable
adjective Date: 1736 capable of or suitable for being walked <
a very walkable city
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a walkable distance
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Walkable — Walk a*ble, a. Fit to be walked on; capable of being walked on or over. [R.] Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • walkable — kəbəl adjective 1. : suitable or fit for walking a walkable path walkable countryside walkable shoes 2. : capable of being traversed by walking a walkable distance …   Useful english dictionary

  • walkable — walkability, n. /waw keuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being traveled, crossed, or covered by walking: a walkable road; a walkable distance. 2. suited to or adapted for walking: walkable shoes. [1730 40; WALK + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • walkable — adjective a) Able to be walked. This route is no longer walkable since the bush and the vines grew over it. b) Short enough or close enough to be accessible by walking. Is the train station walkable from here? …   Wiktionary

  • walkable — walk ► VERB 1) move at a regular and fairly slow pace by lifting and setting down each foot in turn. 2) travel over (a route or area) on foot. 3) guide, accompany, or escort (someone) on foot. 4) take (a dog) out for exercise. 5) N. Amer.… …   English terms dictionary

  • walkable — walk·able …   English syllables

  • walkable neighbourhood — /wɔkəbəl ˈneɪbəhʊd/ (say wawkuhbuhl naybuhhood) noun a neighbourhood designed so that facilities, such as shops, parks, transport, etc., are within walking distance for most residents. Also, walkable neighborhood …   Australian English dictionary

  • New Urbanism — Neotraditionalism redirects here. For other uses, see Neotraditional. New Urbanism is an urban design movement, which promotes walkable neighborhoods that contain a range of housing and job types. It arose in the United States in the early 1980s …   Wikipedia

  • SMARTCODE — Background The SmartCode is a unified land development ordinance template for planning and urban design. It folds zoning, subdivision regulations, urban design, and basic architectural standards into one compact document. Because the SmartCode… …   Wikipedia

  • San Francisco — This article is about the city and county in California. For other uses, see San Francisco (disambiguation). San Francisco   City and county   City and County of San Francisco …   Wikipedia

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