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conformable

[kuh n-fawr-muh-buh l] /kənˈfɔr mə bəl/
adjective
1.
corresponding in form, nature, or character; similar.
2.
compliant; obedient; submissive:
a conformable disposition.
3.
Geology. of or relating to an unbroken sequence of strata or beds, characteristic of uninterrupted deposition.
Origin
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See conform, -able
Related forms
subconformable, adjective
subconformableness, noun
subconformably, adverb
superconformable, adjective
superconformableness, noun
superconformably, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for conformable

conformable

/kənˈfɔːməbəl/
adjective
1.
corresponding in character; similar
2.
obedient; submissive
3.
(foll by to) in agreement or harmony (with); consistent (with)
4.
(of rock strata) lying in a parallel arrangement so that their original relative positions have remained undisturbed
5.
(maths) (of two matrices) related so that the number of columns in one is equal to the number of rows in the other
Derived Forms
conformability, conformableness, noun
conformably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for conformable
adj.

1510s, from conform + -able.

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