1(Of a place or journey) allowing regular commuting to and from work.
- The two areas are similar because they each constitute a local labour market and they each cover an area commutable by car.
- A 34-mile drive up the A68 road to Edinburgh does make this commutable.
- It's also really commutable - it's so easy to get back to London.
2 rare Capable of being exchanged or converted.
- It was hoped that such a specimen, closely resembling that obtained from newborns, would be commutable to all methods for measuring total bilirubin and be suitable for testing their accuracy.
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- The towns enviable mix of commutability and sympathetic countryside has seen it prosper.
- It's revitalised the area, bringing commutability to these former fields on the very outskirts of London.
- Lack of commutability was attributed to the protein matrix (bovine serum) and the presence of ditaurobilirubin in the survey specimens.
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