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ex·pan·si·ble

 (ĭk-spăn′sə-bəl)
adj.
That can expand or be expanded: an expansible antenna.

ex·pan′si·bil′i·ty n.

expansible

(ɪkˈspænsəbəl)
adj
able to expand or be expanded
exˌpansiˈbility n

ex•pan•si•ble

(ɪkˈspæn sə bəl)

adj.
capable of being expanded.
[1685–95]
ex•pan`si•bil′i•ty, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.expansible - able to expand or be expanded
expansive - able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion; "Expansive materials"; "the expansive force of fire"
2.expansible - (of gases) capable of expansion
elastic - capable of resuming original shape after stretching or compression; springy; "an elastic band"; "a youthful and elastic walk"

expansible

adjective
Capable of being extended or expanded:
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