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manipulable

[muh-nip-yuh-luh-buh l] /məˈnɪp yə lə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of or susceptible to being manipulated; manipulatable.
Origin of manipulable
1880-1885
1880-85; manipul(ate) + -able
Related forms
manipulability, noun
unmanipulable, adjective
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  • On the floor of the cabin was a flannel bulldog with "manipulable" legs and a changeable expression.

    Stories of the Ships Lewis R. Freeman
  • I'll be completely damned if I can see how this type of Gunther generator can put out a manipulable field, but it must.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
  • Attempts at orderly abstraction of manipulable symbols from the realities of history seem to me doomed from the start.

    The Syndic C.M. Kornbluth
  • I found my manipulable field, but a bomb went off in my brain when I straightened it out.

    The Galaxy Primes Edward Elmer Smith
Word Origin and History for manipulable
adj.

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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