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programmable

[proh-gram-uh-buh l, proh-gram-] /ˈproʊ græm ə bəl, proʊˈgræm-/
adjective
1.
capable of being programmed.
noun
2.
an electronic device, as a calculator or telephone, that can be programmed to perform specific tasks.
Also, programable.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; program + -able
Related forms
programmability, noun
nonprogrammable, adjective
reprogrammable, adjective
unprogrammable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for programmability

programmable

/prəʊˈɡræməbəl/
adjective
1.
(esp of a device or operation) capable of being programmed for automatic operation or computer processing
Derived Forms
programmability, noun
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Word Origin and History for programmability

programmable

adj.

1959, from program (v.) + -able.

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