Definition of replaceable in English:

replaceable

adjective

  • 1Able to be replaced:

    ‘a knife with a replaceable blade’
    • ‘This printer came with a replaceable toner cartridge that was not difficult to change, although it could sometimes bit a little messy.’
    • ‘Part of calculating the cost of owning a printer involves working out how many copies you get for what you spend on consumables, and especially the cost of replaceable units such as toner drums.’
    • ‘The trend in mono printers recently has been towards having a single replaceable toner and drum unit so that users don't have to get involved with the guts of their printer.’
    • ‘And it's added a multitude of models, including ones with replaceable heads.’
    • ‘Never name your kid/company something that has replaceable letters, ever.’
    • ‘Experience is the only thing that is not replaceable by technology.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Standard windows are marine glazed with 1/2-inch insulated glass, insect screens, removable fixed or operating sashes, and replaceable nylon rollers with brass axles.’
    • ‘Things such as redundant power supplies, field replaceable fans and multiple network interfaces are often supplied in target equipment intended for enterprise deployments.’
    • ‘His apparently replaceable musical cohorts are polite and articulate, and their demeanour amply reflects the band's name - short for the very un-rock'n'roll call sign, Will Comply.’
    • ‘There is a replaceable ink reservoir filled with a viscous fluid of either spirit-soluble or oil-soluble dyes.’
    • ‘It runs on replaceable methanol cartridges.’
    • ‘The trend recently has been toward having a single replaceable toner and drum unit so that users don't have to get involved with the guts of their printer.’
    • ‘PalmOne corrected that by moving to a replaceable battery, so you can always carry a spare.’
    • ‘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 replaceable lenses are cutting demand for lens solution, which accounts for more than half of the company's revenue.’
    • ‘He knows that people are replaceable and not very important, and he proves this to himself by deleting them throughout his life.’
    • ‘These are all temporary and replaceable items.’
    • ‘Someone has to clean, and wait tables, and fold shirts at certain large companies, but those someones are treated like replaceable screws in a gigantic machine.’
    expendable, disposable, replaceable, inessential, unessential, non-essential, skippable
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    1. 1.1Chemistry Denoting those hydrogen atoms in an acid which can be displaced by metal atoms when forming salts.

Pronunciation:

replaceable

/rɪˈpleɪsəb(ə)l/