adjective Date: 1782 1. capable of being put in writing 2. being an electronic storage medium capable of having new data written on it <
a writable DVD

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  • Writable — Writ a*ble, a. Capable of, or suitable for, being written down. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • writable — writ·a·ble also write·a·ble (rīʹtə bəl) adj. Computer Science Capable of recording data. Used of a storage medium: writable compact disks. * * * …   Universalium

  • writable — adj. Writable is used with these nouns: ↑CD …   Collocations dictionary

  • writable — writ•a•ble orwrite•a•ble [[t]ˈraɪ tə bəl[/t]] adj. 1) cvb capable of being written 2) cmp cmp capable of recording data: writable CDs[/ex] • Etymology: 1780–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • writable — write ► VERB (past wrote; past part. written) 1) mark (letters, words, or other symbols) on a surface, with a pen, pencil, or similar implement. 2) write and send (a letter) to someone. 3) compose (a text or work) in writing. 4) compose (a… …   English terms dictionary

  • writable — adjective a) capable of being written b) able to be written data to, usually a file or medium …   Wiktionary

  • Writable — Перезаписываемый; С перезаписью …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • writable — writ·able …   English syllables

  • writable — ˈrīd.əbəl, ītə adjective Etymology: write (I) + able : capable of being put in writing : reducible to written form …   Useful english dictionary

  • Writable Web — Das Writable Web bzw. beschreibbare Web ist eine ursprüngliche Vision des World Wide Web von Tim Berners Lee. Dabei sollte jeder (berechtigte) Benutzer Inhalte veröffentlichen und korrigieren können, so wie jeder (berechtigte) Benutzer diese… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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