adjustable

[uh-juhs-tuh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being adjusted: adjustable seat belts.
2.
(of loans, mortgages, etc.) having a flexible rate, as one based on money market interest rates or on the rate of inflation or cost of living.
3.
(especially of life insurance) having flexible premiums and coverage, based on the insuree's current needs and ability to pay.
noun
4.
any rate, expense, income, etc., that varies unpredictably: Luckily, his chief income is not made up of adjustables. Allow some money in your budget for the adjustables.

Origin:
1765–75; adjust + -able

adjustably, adverb
nonadjustable, adjective
nonadjustably, adverb
preadjustable, adjective
unadjustable, adjective
unadjustably, adverb
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adjust (əˈdʒʌst)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to alter slightly, esp to achieve accuracy; regulate: to adjust the television
2.  to adapt, as to a new environment, etc
3.  (tr) to put into order
4.  (tr) insurance to determine the amount payable in settlement of (a claim)
 
[C17: from Old French adjuster, from ad- to + juste right, just]
 
ad'justable
 
adj
 
ad'justably
 
adv
 
ad'juster
 
n

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Example sentences
The stand's second great feature is its adjustable top.
To create your own instant workspace anywhere, put a flat birch hollow-core
  door atop two adjustable sawhorses.
When the square feet aren't adjustable, make sure your furniture and fixtures
  are.
Adjustable rate loans were the primary drivers of default, while these loans
  are fixed.
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