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1. Capable of being put into effective operation; practicable or feasible: a workable compromise. See Synonyms at possible.
2. Capable of being worked, dealt with, or handled: workable clay.

work′a·bil′i·ty, work′a·ble·ness n.
work′a·bly adv.
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(Tech, of material) → Bearbeitungsfähigkeit f
(Tech, of machine) → Betriebsfähigkeit f
(of a plan etc) → Durchführbarkeit f
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Building on the success of PPG Enviro-Prime 7000, which was the first hyper-throw electrocoat globally, this new product will provide additional value by delivering improved appearance characteristics and superior workability for easier management on the production line, according to the company.
As for the level of workability of graduates, he said it was at 86.3 per cent or six months after graduation with 75 per cent working in their trained fields.
She said the Jubilee administration has placed more emphasis on the workability of the policy.
Muscat: Muscat International School (MIS) and Grand Hyatt on Wednesday completed a work experience programme for students with special needs called the Workability Project.
Sulphonated Naphthalene formaldehyde-based superplactisizer was used for improvement of workability in concrete.
Technologists can use one of its mortar tests to compare the relative workability, workability retention, set time, strength, and air content of two or more combinations of cement, sand, admixture, and fly ash.
On the contrary, addition of fiber in concrete mixture causes reduction of workability with increasing both viscosity and yield stress.
Others are the gradient, workability and wetness, and surveyor experience.
Lightweight aggregates tend to absorb water in the mixer unless they are fully saturated with water and results in undesirable loss of workability before the concrete is poured into its position.
For this reason, and due to the demand ofhigh strength concrete in construction, for its improved durability properties, concrete containing GGBS and PFA can be produced by keeping the water/cement ratio low and a superplasticiser can used to achieve the required workability. At low water/cement ratio, concrete containing GGBS up to 50 % and PFA up to 30 % can achieve the required early age strength for the removal offormwork ifcured properly.
Chairman, Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje, had, during an interactive session with the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the Minister of Budget Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, last week Thursday, expressed doubts over the workability of the loan request.
These inferior chargers' days may be numbered as USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) is moving to certify USB chargers to guarantee their workability.