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expansible

[ik-span-suh-buh l] /ɪkˈspæn sə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being expanded:
Most metals are expansible.
Origin
1685-1695
1685-95; < Latin expāns(us) (see expanse) + -ible
Related forms
expansibility, noun
nonexpansibility, noun
nonexpansible, adjective
semiexpansible, adjective
unexpansible, adjective
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  • Plugs shall be made of soft, expansible rubber compressed with galvanized steel plates and bolts.
British Dictionary definitions for expansible

expansible

/ɪkˈspænsəbəl/
adjective
1.
able to expand or be expanded
Derived Forms
expansibility, noun
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