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Meaning of EXTENSIBLE

Pronunciation:  ik'stensubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  capable of being protruded or stretched or opened out; "an extensile tongue"; "an extensible measuring rule"
 

EXTENSIBLE is a 10 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: extensile, protractible, protractile, protrusible, protrusile
 
 Antonyms: inextensible, nonextensile, nonprotractile
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*ten"si*ble\, a. [Cf. F. extensible. See
{Extend}.]
Capable of being extended, whether in length or breadth;
susceptible of enlargement; extensible; extendible; -- the
opposite of contractible or compressible. ``An extensible
membrane'' --Holder.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

Said of a system (e.g., program, file format, programming language, protocol, etc.) designed to easily allow the addition of new features at a later date, e.g. through the use of hooks, an api or plug-ins.

See also extend, forward compatible.

 

 

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