ADJ: usu ADJ n
Something that is extendable can be made longer.

These were hung in place with extendable rods.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • extendable — UK US /ɪkˈstendəbl/ adjective ► used to describe something that can be made to last longer: »The daily driving limit for long distance bus drivers is nine hours, extendable to 10 on no more than two days a week …   Financial and business terms

  • extendable — extendable, extendible, extensible are three equally legitimate forms derived from the verb extend. See able, ible …   Modern English usage

  • extendable — extend ► VERB 1) make larger in area. 2) cause to last longer. 3) occupy a specified area or continue for a specified distance. 4) hold out (one s hand or another part of one s body) towards someone. 5) offer; make available. DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • extendable — adjective capable of being lengthened • Syn: ↑extendible • Similar to: ↑long • Derivationally related forms: ↑extend (for: ↑extendible) * * * extendable …   Useful english dictionary

  • extendable — adjective see extend …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • extendable — See extendibility. * * * …   Universalium

  • extendable — adjective capable of being extended Syn: extendible …   Wiktionary

  • extendable — adj. stretchable, elastic, able to be pulled out to its full length adj. may be made longer, may be stretched …   English contemporary dictionary

  • extendable — ex·tend·able …   English syllables

  • Extendable Bond — A long term debt security that includes an option to lengthen its maturity period. Depending on the specific terms of the extendable bond, the bond holder and/or bond issuer may have one or more opportunities to defer the repayment of the bond s… …   Investment dictionary

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