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scalability

(ˌskeɪləˈbɪlɪtɪ)
n
(Telecommunications) the ability of something, esp a computer system, to adapt to increased demands
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Noun1.scalability - the quality of being scalable
measurability, quantifiability - the quality of being measurable
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skalerbarhed
Skalierbarkeit
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