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replaceable

Line breaks: re¦place|able
Pronunciation: /rɪˈpleɪsəb(ə)l
 
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Definition of replaceable in English:

adjective

1Able to be replaced: a knife with a replaceable blade
More example sentences
  • Experience is the only thing that is not replaceable by technology.
  • The speed, reliability and scalability of the network switch are directly attributable to the parallelism inherent in the solid-state chip implementation, the high-speed backplane and the replaceable blade design.
  • The computer server incorporates all of the features required for fault tolerant operation, including all redundant replaceable components and real-time guaranteed operation in the event of drive failures.
1.1 Chemistry Denoting those hydrogen atoms in an acid which can be displaced by metal atoms when forming salts.

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