adjustable

  • 1adjustable — UK US /əˈdʒʌstəbl/ adjective ► something that is adjsutable can be changed according to how something else changes or in order to make it more suitable: »This office chair has an adjustable seat and back. »Homebuyers with risky credit ratings… …

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  • 2Adjustable — Ad*just a*ble, a. Capable of being adjusted. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3adjustable — index flexible, malleable, pliable, resilient Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 4adjustable — (adj.) 1775, from ADJUST (Cf. adjust) + ABLE (Cf. able). Related: Adjustably; adjustability …

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  • 5adjustable — [adj] alterable accommodating, adaptable, changeable, conformable, flexible, malleable, modifiable, pliable, tractable; concept 534 …

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  • 6adjustable — [[t]əʤʌ̱stəb(ə)l[/t]] ADJ If something is adjustable, it can be changed to different positions or sizes. The bags have adjustable shoulder straps... The seats are fully adjustable. Ant: fixed, unadjustable …

    English dictionary

  • 7adjustable — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ The straps are fully adjustable to fit any size. Adjustable is used with these nouns: ↑setting, ↑sight, ↑ …

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  • 8adjustable — ad|just|a|ble [əˈdʒʌstəbəl] adj something that is adjustable can be changed or moved slightly to make it suitable for different purposes ▪ an adjustable spanner …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9adjustable — adjective something that is adjustable can be changed in shape, size, or position to make it suitable for a particular person or purpose: an adjustable desk lamp …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10adjustable — [əˈdʒʌstəb(ə)l] adj something that is adjustable can be changed in order to make it work or fit better an adjustable strap/seat[/ex] …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 11adjustable — adjective 1. capable of being changed so as to match or fit adjustable seat belts • Similar to: ↑adaptable • Derivationally related forms: ↑adjust 2. capable of being regulated adjustable interest rates …

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  • 12adjustable — adjustably, adv. /euh jus teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being adjusted: adjustable seat belts. 2. (of loans, mortgages, etc.) having a flexible rate, as one based on money market interest rates or on the rate of inflation or cost of living. 3.… …

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  • 13adjustable — ad|just|a|ble [ ə dʒʌstəbl ] adjective able to be changed in shape, size, or position according to what you want or need: an adjustable strap/seat …

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  • 14adjustable — adjective adjustable seats Syn: alterable, adaptable, modifiable, convertible, changeable, variable, multiway, versatile …

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  • 15adjustable — UK [əˈdʒʌstəb(ə)l] / US adjective able to be changed in shape, size, or position according to what you want or need an adjustable strap/seat …

    English dictionary

  • 16adjustable — reguliuojamas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. adjustable; controlled vok. regelbar rus. регулируемый pranc. ajustable; réglable …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 17adjustable — derinamas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. adjustable vok. einstellbar rus. настраиваемый pranc. ajustable …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 18adjustable — A characteristic of something that can be changed, removed, or give different properties. Also see height adjustable steering column …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 19adjustable — adjust ► VERB 1) alter slightly so as to achieve a desired result. 2) become used to a new situation. 3) assess (loss or damages) when settling an insurance claim. DERIVATIVES adjustability noun adjustable adjective adjuster noun adjustment noun …

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  • 20adjustable — adjective see adjust …

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