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Hyphenation ex pan si ble
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Definitions and meanings of "Expansible"

What do we mean by expansible?

That can expand or be expanded. adjective

Capable of being expanded or spread; admitting of being extended, dilated, or diffused.

Capable of being expanded or spread out widely. adjective

Expandable adjective

Able to expand or be expanded adjective

(of gases) capable of expansion adjective

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The word "expansible" in example sentences

Calhoun also tried to push through Congress the idea of an “expansible army,” essentially a skeleton regular force that could readily absorb a wartime influx of personnel. ❋ Col. Matthew Moten (2011)

Popular and institutional memories also ignored the real operational lessons of Plattsburgh: the strategic resilience of a professional army when supported by an expansible militia; the necessity of close interservice cooperation; and the necessity for expeditionary-capable logistical support when operating in lightly populated wilderness. ❋ Col. Matthew Moten (2011)

By Mesa de café expansible « MUNDO HOGAR on October 2, 2009 at 7: 22 am ❋ Unknown (2009)

Washington had in mind an expansible army of 2,600 men to defend frontiers against Native peoples and neighboring European colonists, prepare for war, establish magazines and arsenals, and train state militias to a national standard. ❋ Col. Matthew Moten (2011)

There were no expansible or reproducible output of information from systematized studies of the working principles of nature from Negroes. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Made of thick but very expansible and pliable opaque kelp-plastic, blossoms have a central tube about the diameter of a carrot with flaring fronds (or blossoms) on either end, spreading out at a tilt. ❋ Maggie Jochild (2004)

As aboard ship, beds in the cottages were expansible to double width. ❋ Anderson, Poul, 1926- (1998)

I presume, to be found in the fact that quartz once it has been fused is really a very strong material indeed, and is also probably the least expansible substance known. ❋ Richard Threlfall (N/A)

Genital tuft: in Lepidoptera; an expansible tuft of fine hair believed to be scent-producing. ❋ John. B. Smith (N/A)

Of the founders of the lasting and expansible theories of natural science, it may be said, that "thoughts beyond their thoughts to those high bards were given." ❋ M. M. Pattison Muir (N/A)

This is why he insisted that we understand the policy implications of the differences between tangible property and ideas, which "like fire" are "expansible over all space, without lessening their density in any point." ❋ James Boyle (N/A)

Yet both English and American (governmental) experiments ignore the fact, that the expansible bullets increase friction enormously; and the Enfield bullet (fig. 3) is as badly contrived as possible, being round-pointed, expansible, and with very long bearings, without the bands which in the French and American bullets reduce the friction somewhat. ❋ Various (N/A)

For this purpose an expansible, metallic core is employed, the arrangement of which is shown in Figs. 1 and 2, and which is so fashioned that the inner circumference of the ring to be cast may receive the desired form. ❋ Various (N/A)

Their parts are highly movable; they are compressible and expansible, and their volumes are inversely as the weight compressing them. ❋ Various (1909)

There was a delicious sense of venture to the whole thing: it offered that expansible horizon so necessary to the happiness of youth, though it might be hard to see just why Horatio ❋ Robert Herrick (1903)

The strain is not lightened as industrial efficiency increases and makes a lighter strain possible, but the increment of output is turned to use to meet this want, which is indefinitely expansible, after the manner commonly imputed in economic theory to higher or spiritual wants. ❋ Unknown (1899)

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