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adjective
Adjustable  adj.  Capable of being adjusted.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Adjustable" Quotes from Famous Books



... as worthless. There are several manufacturers of this style of wheel that advertise them as "simple and durable." Such a complicated case with twelve chutes cannot be made to operate unless by a large number of castings, bolts and studs. With these adjustable water guides, one of the objects was obtained. Admitting the water to the wheel through chutes corresponding in height to the outer edge of buckets exposed, but not placing the water against the face of the buckets at right angles with the center of the wheel, except when the guide blades ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 795, March 28, 1891 • Various

... play. I have invented a simple little machine which I call 'The Patent Adjustable Atmospheric Scalp-lifter.' Here it is. The device consists of a disk of thin leather about six inches in diameter. In the centre is a hole through which runs a string. When the Indian desires to deal with a man with a bald head, he proceeds as follows—observe ...
— Elbow-Room - A Novel Without a Plot • Charles Heber Clark (AKA Max Adeler)



Words linked to "Adjustable" :   changeful, adjustable wrench, changeable, adjustable spanner, adaptable



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