Replaceable Re*place"a*ble (r?-pl?s"?-b'l), a. 1. Capable or admitting of being put back into a place. [1913 Webster]

2. Admitting of having its place supplied by a like thing or an equivalent; as, the lost book is replaceable. [1913 Webster]

3. (Chem.) Capable of being replaced (by), or of being exchanged (for); as, the hydrogen of acids is replaceable by metals or by basic radicals. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • replaceable — adjective see replace …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • replaceable — adjective Capable of being replaced. Ant: irreplaceable …   Wiktionary

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  • replaceable — re·place·able …   English syllables

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