Definition of collapsible in English:

collapsible

Line breaks: col¦laps|ible
Pronunciation: /kəˈlapsɪb(ə)l
 
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adjective

  • (Of an object) able to be folded into a small space: a collapsible bed
    More example sentences
    • Jane has also designed a collapsible sandwich box which folds to A5 size and a coffee and doughnut holder.
    • We no longer have to make do with the grubby white plastic garden furniture and collapsible click sun beds that were so popular a few years ago.
    • The collapsible wood and canvas bed is assembled from three basic folding X-frame stools.

Derivatives

collapsibility

Pronunciation: /-ˈbɪlɪti/
noun
More example sentences
  • It is now firmly established that upper airway collapsibility is markedly increased in either sleeping or anesthetized children with SDB.
  • To determine the effects of craniofacial characteristics and body habitus on the collapsibility of the pharynx, Watanabe and coworkers measured closing pressures of the passive pharynx in 54 men with sleep-disordered breathing.
  • The authors concluded that tracheal collapsibility of infants with tracheomalacia can be quantitatively assessed by the static pressure/area relationship of the trachea obtained under general anesthesia and paralysis.

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