adjustable

[ uh-juhs-tuh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF adjustable
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Adjustable extensions on the speakers brought the sound to the bone of the skull.

The protractor has a graduated disk, and is adjustable so it can be disposed at any angle.

This indicates that it is adjustable to any tongue, and performable in any tongue.

Its position is adjustable by means of a rack and a draw-tube.

The float should be so arranged that it is adjustable with reference to the lever that it contacts with.

The shelves A A are adjustable so as to carry plates of different sizes.

The chairs were all adjustable, and covered with ‘Art’ tapestry.

The centreboard is an adjustable keel that can be raised or lowered at pleasure.

The shelves are made to be adjustable, and not fixed as in other problems.

At the upper end of this base the adjustable lever A is attached.

WORD ORIGIN

1775, from adjust + -able. Related: Adjustably; adjustability.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ADJUSTABLE

adaptable

adjectiveable and usually willing to change
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