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extensible


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Extensible  \Ex*ten"si*ble\,  a.  [Cf.  F.  extensible.  See 
  {Extend}.] 
  Capable  of  being  extended,  whether  in  length  or  breadth; 
  susceptible  of  enlargement;  extensible;  extendible;  --  the 
  opposite  of  contractible  or  compressible.  ``An  extensible 
  membrane''  --Holder. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  extensible 
  adj  :  capable  of  being  protruded  or  stretched  or  opened  out  "an 
  extensile  tongue";  "an  extensible  measuring  rule"  [syn: 
  {extensile}]  [ant:  {nonextensile}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  extensible 
 
    Said  of  a  system  (e.g.,  {program},  {file 
  format},  {programming  language},  {protocol},  etc.)  designed  to 
  easily  allow  the  addition  of  new  {features}  at  a  later  date, 
  e.g.  through  the  use  of  {hooks},  an  {API}  or  {plug-ins}. 
 
  See  also  {extend},  {forward  compatible}. 
 
  (1998-01-15) 
 
 




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