un machinable

machinable

[muh-shee-nuh-buhl]
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:
1915–20; machine + -able

machinability, noun
unmachinable, adjective
unmachineable, adjective
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