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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 previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (1998)

by Vin T. Sparano

Sights: Adjustable. Action: Single. Class: Hunting, target, plinking. Colt New Frontier Single Action Army. Caliber: .45 Colt and ...

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 ...

Google previewThe Concise Encyclopedia of The Great Recession 2007-2012 (2012)

by Jerry M. Rosenberg

GRADUATED-PAYMENT ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE. A mortgage with an adjustable rate; the borrower and lender share interest rate risk. See also GRADUATED-PAYMENT ADJUSTABLE MORTGAGE LOAN. GRADUATED- PAYMENT ...

Google previewThe International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-end Funds and Real Estate Investment Trusts (2000)

by Peter Madlem, Thomas K. Sykes

Government Bonds — Adjustable Rate Mort9a9e (ARM) Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) funds seek current income ...

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 previewThe International Encyclopedia of Mutual Funds, Closed-End Funds, and REITs (2014)

by Peter W. Madlem, Thomas K. Sykes

Government Bonds—Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) ftinds seek current income ...

Google previewDictionary of Financial Risk Management (1999)

by Gary L. Gastineau, Mark P. Kritzman

Adjustable Long- Term Puttable ...

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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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