Definition of replaceable in English:



  • 1Able to be replaced.

    ‘a knife with a replaceable blade’
    • ‘These are all temporary and replaceable items.’
    • ‘PalmOne corrected that by moving to a replaceable battery, so you can always carry a spare.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘It runs on replaceable methanol cartridges.’
    • ‘There is a replaceable ink reservoir filled with a viscous fluid of either spirit-soluble or oil-soluble dyes.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘This printer came with a replaceable toner cartridge that was not difficult to change, although it could sometimes bit a little messy.’
    • ‘He knows that people are replaceable and not very important, and he proves this to himself by deleting them throughout his life.’
    • ‘Things such as redundant power supplies, field replaceable fans and multiple network interfaces are often supplied in target equipment intended for enterprise deployments.’
    • ‘Never name your kid/company something that has replaceable letters, ever.’
    • ‘The replaceable lenses are cutting demand for lens solution, which accounts for more than half of the company's revenue.’
    • ‘And it's added a multitude of models, including ones with replaceable heads.’
    • ‘Experience is the only thing that is not replaceable by technology.’
    • ‘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.’
    expendable, disposable, 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.