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contractible

Syllabification: con·tract·i·ble
Pronunciation: /kənˈtraktəbəl
 
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Definition of contractible in English:

adjective

Able to be shrunk or capable of contracting.
Example sentences
  • Siegal's portable house has expandable and contractible spaces and varying degrees of transparency in materials with the intention of providing a richness of experience in a simple form.
  • A container having a contractible body for storing a liquid is provided.

Words that rhyme with contractible

partible

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