Definition of searchable in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsərCHəb(ə)l/


1(Of a database, website, etc.) capable of being computationally searched: the archive is fully searchable
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  • The materials produced will then be loaded on to a searchable database.
  • Most of the catalogues to solicitors ' collections held by the National Archives of Scotland have not yet been added to a searchable database.
  • Less than half the searchable Web is fully searchable in Google.
1.1(Of an item) able to be located by a computational search: numbers are not treated as searchable terms
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  • The Libraries is now generating cataloging records for most of its US government information, which was previously only searchable through specialized indexes.
  • However, if your comments are in text, either via a keyboard or Graffiti, they're automatically indexed as searchable items.
  • With digitization, the newspapers are not only browsable, but also keyword searchable.




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Syllabification: search·a·ble

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