protractible


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pro·trac·tile

 (prō-trăk′təl, -tīl′, prə-) also pro·tract·i·ble (-tə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being protracted; extensible: protractile limbs and claws.

pro′trac·til′i·ty (prō′trăk-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
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Adj.1.protractible - able to be extended; "protractile muscle"
extensible, extensile - capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out; "an extensile tongue"; "an extensible measuring rule"
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