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[muh-nip-yuh-luh-buh l] /məˈnɪp yə lə bəl/
capable of or susceptible to being manipulated; manipulatable.
Origin of manipulable
1880-85; manipul(ate) + -able
Related forms
manipulability, noun
unmanipulable, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for manipulable
  • The three visualizations are presumably linked, and they should be manipulable to facilitate interactive learning.
  • As with any system that purports to guarantee employment, tenure is manipulable, and manipulated.
  • The idea is easy to appropriate: simple and evocative, powerful and manipulable.
  • Faith is a tool for the manipulative and the manipulable.
  • Someday there may be optical character recognition software that turns those scribbles into manipulable text.
Word Origin and History for manipulable

1859, from manipulate + -able. Related: Manipulability.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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