n. ability of being enlarged, expandability, stretchability

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  • Distensibility — Dis*ten si*bil i*ty, n. The quality or capacity of being distensible. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distensibility — Wikipedia does not have an encyclopedia article for Distensibility (search results). You may want to read Wiktionary s entry on distensibility instead.wiktionary:Special:Search/distensibility …   Wikipedia

  • distensibility — distend ► VERB ▪ swell because of internal pressure. DERIVATIVES distended adjective distensibility noun distensible adjective distension noun. ORIGIN Latin distendere, from tendere to stretch …   English terms dictionary

  • distensibility — noun see distensible …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distensibility — See distensible. * * * …   Universalium

  • distensibility — noun Capability of swelling or stretching …   Wiktionary

  • distensibility — The capability of being distended or stretched. [L. dis tendo, to stretch apart] * * * dis·ten·si·bil·i·ty (dis ten″sĭ bilґĭ te) 1. capability of being distended. 2. elastance …   Medical dictionary

  • distensibility — dis·ten·si·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • distensibility — dəˌsten(t)səˈbiləd.ē, (ˌ)diˌs noun ( es) : the quality or state of being distensible : the capacity of stretching …   Useful english dictionary

  • distensible — distensibility, n. /di sten seuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being distended. [1820 30; < L distens(us) (ptp. of distendere; distend DISTEND + tus ptp. suffix) + IBLE] * * * …   Universalium

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