expansible [ik-span-suh-buh l] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective capable of being: Most metals are expansible.
Origin of expansible 1685–95; Latin expāns(us) (see) + Related formsex·pan·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ex·pan·si·bil·i·ty, nounnon·ex·pan·si·ble, adjectivesem·i·ex·pan·si·ble, adjectiveun·ex·pan·si·ble, adjective Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for expansibility Historical Examples of expansibility
Milly was invariably optimistic about the expansibility of money.
Compressibility and Expansibility, sometimes mentioned as “properties,” are but results of Porosity.
William Walker Atkinson
The expansibility of air, which is vapour in a permanent form, can be shown by experiment.
John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness
Expansibility is essential to the very life of a notation, but it may be overworked.
The mechanical cause of these spontaneous “variation movements” seems to lie in variations of expansibility.
British Dictionary definitions for expansibility expansible adjective able to expand or be expanded Derived Formsexpansibility, noun Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012