Definition of Expansible

1. Adjective. Able to expand or be expanded.

Exact synonyms: Expandable, Expandible
Similar to: Expansive
Derivative terms: Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand



2. Adjective. (of gases) capable of expansion.
Exact synonyms: Expandable, Expandible, Expansile
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Expand, Expand, Expand, Expand

Definition of Expansible

1. a. Capable of being expanded or spread out widely.

Definition of Expansible

1. Adjective. expandable ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Expansible

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Expansible

expanders
expandible
expanding
expanding upon
expandingly
expandingness
expando
expandor
expandors
expandos
expands
expanse
expanses
expansibilities
expansibility
expansible (current term)
expansile
expansin
expansine
expansins
expansion
expansion adapter
expansion bit
expansion bolt
expansion cleat
expansion joint
expansion pack
expansion packs
expansion slot

Literary usage of Expansible

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Compendium of the Course of Chemical Instruction in the Medical Department by Robert Hare (1828)
"METALS ARE THE MOST expansible SOLIDS, BUT SOME ARE MORE expansible THAN OTHERS. The following numbers given in ..."

2. Algebra: An Elementary Text Book for the Higher Classes of Secondary Schools by George Chrystal (1889)
"Hence, if we make a boundary convex towards Oa in the same way as we did for 0, we shall obtain a series of branches of ц all of which are expansible in ..."

3. Patent Office Papers by United States Patent Office (1914)
"Second: There is probably no patentable process in a single machine using an expansible fluid, where the cycle of change in the fluid is uniform and ..."

4. Cyclopædia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, Commercial, Industrial by Edward Balfour (1873)
"It has an expansible wing membrane, which in a state of repose appears like a longitudinal loose fold ; expanded, the externa margin becomes arched, ..."

5. A Descriptive and Historical Account of Hydraulic and Other Machines for by Thomas Ewbank (1858)
"... and motions of animals—Rotation of the atmosphere with the earth—Air tangible—Compressible—expansible—Elastic—Air beds—Ancient beds and bedsteads—Weight ..."

6. Library of Useful Knowledge (1829)
"... and the moveable index at the other ; as soon as the heat of the spirit- lamp b is applied, the substance, if it is a very expansible one, will begin to ..."

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