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1. Capable of being extended or protruded: an extensible tongue; extensible tables.
2. Computers Of or relating to a programming language or a system that can be modified by changing or adding features.

ex·ten′si·bil′i·ty n.


(ɪkˈstɛnsəbəl) or


capable of being extended
exˌtensiˈbility, exˈtensibleness n


(ɪkˈstɛn sə bəl)

also ex•ten•sile

(-səl, -saɪl)

able to be extended.
ex•ten`si•bil′i•ty, ex•ten′si•ble•ness, n.
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Adj.1.extensible - capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out; "an extensile tongue"; "an extensible measuring rule"


Capable of being extended or expanded:


[ɪksˈtensɪbl] ADJextensible
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