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Definition of the adjective adjustable

What does adjustable mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. capable of being changed so as to match or fit
    • example: adjustable seat belts
    • similar: adaptable
  2. capable of being regulated

Alternative definition of the adjective adjustable


  1. capable of being adjusted

Phrases with Adjustable

  1. adjustable wrench
  2. adjustable spanner

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Google previewDictionary of Financial Risk Management (1999)

by Gary L. Gastineau, Mark P. Kritzman

Adjustable Long- Term Puttable ...

Google previewIllustrated Encyclopedia of Building Services (2013)

by David Kut

Adjustable louvre in weathering profile providing controllable means of ventilation whilst maintaining continuous linear appearance (Greenwood Airvac Ltd.) earth. >1; Linkbar Recommended opening size': ordering size +12 mm Movable ...

Google previewAnnotated Dictionary of Construction Safety and Health (1999)

by Charles D. Reese, James Vernon Eidson

Two-Point Adjustable Suspension Scaffolds (Swing Stages) To prevent unstable conditions, two-point adjustable suspension scaffolds' (swing stages) platforms are not to be more than 36 inches wide, unless designed by a qualified person.

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

adjustable item an item in a bill of quantities for which provided information is insufficient and whose quantities are subject to reassessment. adjustable prop see telescopic prop. adjustable set square in technical drawing, ...

Google previewDictionary of Financial Engineering (2001)

by John F. Marshall

adjustable rate debt See floating rate debt. adjustable rate instruments Any of a variety of instruments in which the rate payable on the instrument adjusts periodically to reflect ...

Google previewDictionary of Finance and Investment Terms, 9th ed. (2014)

by John Downes, Jordan Goodman

ADJUSTABLE LIFE INSURANCE LIFE INSURANCE that gives a policyholder power to change the face amount, premium, coverage period, or other features of the policy. ADJUSTABLE RATE MORTGAGE (ARM) mortgage agreement ...

Google previewRoutledge Dictionary of Economics (2013)

by Donald Rutherford

adjustable. peg. (F3). A FIXED EXCHANGE RATE which can occasionally be altered according to certain rules. The best example is the BRETTON WOODS AGREEMENT which permitted revaluations and devaluationsofupto10 per cent ...

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I think having eight kids evens things out a bit. You learn about the world; you learn about the world; you learn you've got to get along. We're all - if anything - very adjustable. (Matthew Ashford)
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Scrabble value of A1D2J8U1S1T1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 20 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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