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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having the ability to reduce in size, draw inward.

Usage examples (10)
  • So contractible and tough is the skin, that once the point of the harpoon is embedded in it, nothing but a strong and direct tug will release it.
  • I may be wrong here, but as far as I am aware; avian flu is not easily contractible by humans atm…What people are worried about is what will happen when the flu mutates...
  • It makes no sense at this point to talk about the most contractible issue.
  • If there is a very short non-contractible circle in your compactification, strings can be winding around it many times. for more
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