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openable

[oh-puh-nuh-buh l] /ˈoʊ pə nə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being opened.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; open + -able
Related forms
openability, noun
unopenable, adjective
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Examples from the web for openable
  • When you're done, you have a non-openable capsule filled with spent coffee grounds.
  • Large openable skylights that double as windows fill the area with natural light making it perfect for detail work.
  • The minimum openable area to the outdoors shall be based on the total floor area being ventilated.
  • Exhaust fans are allowed in lieu of installing an openable window in a bathroom.
  • The window shall be openable from the inside without the use of tools or keys.
  • The minimum openable area to the outdoors shall be based upon the total floor area being ventilated.
  • Every window, other than a fixed window, must be easily openable and capable of being held in position by window hardware.
  • Locks must be openable from the exterior with a key.
  • They shall be openable from the inside without the use of a key or special knowledge.
  • Screens shall also be provided, maintained and installed for each openable window in living and common areas.

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