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machinable

[muh-shee-nuh-buh l] /məˈʃi nə bəl/
adjective
1.
(of a material) capable of being cut or shaped with machine tools.
Compare free-machining.
2.
(of a letter or package) capable of being safely sorted by mail machinery, as a parcel sorter.
Also, machineable.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20; machine + -able
Related forms
machinability, noun
unmachinable, adjective
unmachineable, adjective
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Examples for machinable
  • The rate structure has prices for non-machinable mail.
  • machinable letters must meet specific standards for size, shape, and weight.
machinable in Technology


Machine-readable. Having the softcopy nature.
[Jargon File]

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