Definition of Sinkable

1. Adjective. Capable of being sunk.

Antonyms: Unsinkable



Definition of Sinkable

1. Adjective. Capable of being sunk. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sinkable

1. sink [adj] - See also: sink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sinkable

sinistrorsal
sinistrorse
sinistrotorsion
sinistrous
sinistrously
sinjarite
sink
sink estate
sink estates
sink hole
sink holes
sink in
sink like a stone
sink one's teeth into
sink or swim
sinkable (current term)
sinkage
sinkages
sinkankasite
sinked
sinker
sinker nail
sinker nails
sinkerball
sinkerballer
sinkerballers
sinkerballing
sinkers
sinkhole

Literary usage of Sinkable

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1. An Unsinkable Titanic: Every Ship Its Own Lifeboat by John Bernard Walker (1912)
"... VI THE sinkable TITANIC IN all the long record of disasters involving the loss of human life there is none which appeals so strongly to the imagination ..."

2. Rudder by Thomas Fleming Day (1911)
"Is also equipped with air tanks under floor, making the craft non- sinkable. One 16-ft. Old Town Canoe, built in air pylons, making the canoe non-sinkable; ..."

3. A History of the United States Navy from 1775 to 1902 by Edgar Stanton Maclay (1902)
"Hobson then proposed an "un- sinkable craft," which was to run into Havana so as to take up the force of the mine explosions, and so enable the American ..."

4. A Chronological History of the Origin and Development of Steam Navigation by George Henry Preble (1883)
"This non-combustible and non-sinkable hull is 384 feet long, 50 feet moulded beam,—about 87 feet wide over guards,—and 17 feet 6 inches deep at ..."

5. The International Military Digest Annual by Cornélis De Witt Willcox (1917)
"BATTLESHIPS —Non-sinkable [Rumor of an Unsinkable Battleship. Proceedings United States Naval Institute, Nov- Dec, 1915. From Seven Seas, Nov 1915. ..."

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