expansibility


expansibility

expansible [ik-span-suh-buh l] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN adjective capable of being expanded: Most metals are expansible. Liberaldictionary.com

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  • Origin of expansible 1685–95; Latin expāns(us) (see expanse) + -ible 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.

    One Woman’s Life

    Robert Herrick

  • Compressibility and Expansibility, sometimes mentioned as “properties,” are but results of Porosity.

    Dynamic Thought

    William Walker Atkinson

  • The expansibility of air, which is vapour in a permanent form, can be shown by experiment.

    Lectures on Popular and Scientific Subjects

    John Sutherland Sinclair, Earl of Caithness

  • Expansibility is essential to the very life of a notation, but it may be overworked.

    Papers and proceedings of the thirty-fifth general meeting of the American Library Association, 1913

    Various

  • The mechanical cause of these spontaneous “variation movements” seems to lie in variations of expansibility.

    The Wonders of Life

    Ernst Haeckel

  • 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

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