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addressable

[uh-dres-uh-buh l] /əˈdrɛs ə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being addressed.
2.
Television. (of a cable-TV system) capable of addressing or calling up any available channel.
3.
Computers. (of stored information) capable of being accessed.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; address + -able
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  • Implementation specifications are either required or addressable.
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British Dictionary definitions for addressable

addressable

/əˈdrɛsəbəl/
adjective
1.
(computing) possessing or capable of being reached by an address
Derived Forms
addressability, noun
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