|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|a. capable of forming successful grafts|
|b. self-compatible See self-incompatible capable of successful self-fertilization|
|4.||(of pieces of machinery, computer equipment, etc) capable of being used together without special modification or adaptation: a PC-compatible disc|
|[C15: from Medieval Latin compatibilis, from Late Latin compatī to be in sympathy with; see |
compatible com·pat·i·ble (kəm-pāt'ə-bəl)
Capable of existing or performing in harmonious or agreeable combination.
Capable of being grafted, transfused, or transplanted from one individual to another without reaction or rejection.
Capable of forming a chemically or biochemically stable system.