Synonyms for adjustable

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-juhs-tuh-buh l
Phonetic Transcription : əˈdʒʌs tə bəl

Définition of adjustable

Origin :
  • 1775, from adjust + -able. Related: Adjustably; adjustability.
  • adj alterable
Example sentences :
  • Adjustable extensions on the speakers brought the sound to the bone of the skull.
  • Extract from : « Join Our Gang? » by Sterling E. Lanier
  • The protractor has a graduated disk, and is adjustable so it can be disposed at any angle.
  • Extract from : « Practical Mechanics for Boys » by J. S. Zerbe
  • This indicates that it is adjustable to any tongue, and performable in any tongue.
  • Extract from : « The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • Its position is adjustable by means of a rack and a draw-tube.
  • Extract from : « How it Works » by Archibald Williams
  • The float should be so arranged that it is adjustable with reference to the lever that it contacts with.
  • Extract from : « Motors » by James Slough Zerbe
  • The shelves A A are adjustable so as to carry plates of different sizes.
  • Extract from : « Practical Lithography » by Alfred Seymour
  • The chairs were all adjustable, and covered with ‘Art’ tapestry.
  • Extract from : « Meccania » by Owen Gregory
  • The centreboard is an adjustable keel that can be raised or lowered at pleasure.
  • Extract from : « Boat-Building and Boating » by Daniel Carter Beard
  • The shelves are made to be adjustable, and not fixed as in other problems.
  • Extract from : « The Library of Work and Play: Home Decoration » by Charles Franklin Warner
  • At the upper end of this base the adjustable lever A is attached.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Mechanic, Book 2 » by Various

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