Definition of maneuverable in English:

maneuverable

(British manoeuvrable)

adjective

  • (especially of a craft or vessel) able to be maneuvered easily while in motion.

    • ‘Harbours director Captain Nigel Mills said the new vessel will be slightly bigger - able to carry 14 cars - and be more manoeuvrable.’
    • ‘These are the wheeled vehicles that are more nimble and maneuverable than tanks or Bradleys.’
    • ‘The ship is highly maneuverable despite its incredible mass.’
    • ‘The ship is also more maneuverable and slightly faster thanks to its reduced size.’
    • ‘On the other side, the ships we've seen so far are much less maneuverable than our own, so we have an advantage there.’
    • ‘Almost half of the tiny craft was a fusion impeller, making it the most maneuverable ship in the fleet.’
    • ‘These ships were a great design invention and were much more maneuverable and faster than the other style of canoes that were being used by other island peoples in the area.’
    • ‘But it was the only chance he'd be able to get against the more maneuverable weapon.’
    • ‘Ships can be made far more maneuverable, with looser or more open interior designs.’
    • ‘A highly maneuverable underwater vehicle that can be operated remotely with computer assistance was designed, fabricated and tested by researchers at the University of Florida.’
    • ‘The seating is comfortable and, as you would expect, is manoeuvrable in almost every imaginable way to allow for a variety of practical purposes.’
    • ‘This mode also lets players get a sense of how fast and maneuverable different vehicles are.’
    • ‘The drivers are extremely talented and are working in vehicles, built in Lancashire to our own specifications, that are extremely manoeuvrable.’
    • ‘A maneuverable sled is provided for use over snowy terrain.’
    • ‘It was a tough ship and was still very maneuverable.’
    • ‘It's one of the lightest and most easily maneuverable scanners we tested.’
    • ‘Of course, a ship of this size is not as manoeuvrable as a small fighter, but its strong shields and the two extra turrets make this ship very capable of defending itself.’
    • ‘This new material can be used at the vehicle's leading edges, allowing for more aerodynamic and maneuverable designs.’
    • ‘On one hand, helicopters are more maneuverable over a target and can get closer to the ground.’
    • ‘This invention relates to a toboggan, and in particular to a manoeuvrable toboggan having runners which are movable relative to one another.’
    travelling, transportable, transferable, portable, movable, locomotive, manoeuvrable
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Pronunciation:

maneuverable

/məˈno͞ovərəbəl/