One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(especially of an injury or loss) possible to rectify or repair.
rectifiable, remediable, able to be put right, able to be set right, curable, restorable, recoverable, retrievable, salvageableView synonyms
- ‘The loss of a reparable asset out of the base-level maintenance system was unacceptable.’
- ‘Of course, some costs to the environment, such as species extinction, are not reparable at any price.’
- ‘Even though she hadn't been able to fly for the past week while the DA - 001 was being repaired, she'd been kept busy nonetheless; she was only glad that it was reparable.’
- ‘Cotton is easily reparable as the damaged appearance can be reduced to a minimum.’
- ‘All else being equal, the purchase of consumables should have been slightly more effective than reparable purchasing since they are simpler components bought in significantly larger volumes.’
- ‘This concept allows certain reparable items to flow back to a single repair facility in theater and eliminates duplicated repair efforts at multiple bases.’
- ‘The pilot for CAV-XML offered actual flow days computed on each depot-level reparable being repaired, from the day it was received at the contractor to the day it was shipped.’
- ‘Examples are all too common in which relatively inexpensive consumable parts hold up the repair of an expensive reparable part.’
- ‘Well, everything is reparable but I do think we've been on the verge of being somewhat naive about the former Soviet Union and its leadership.’
- ‘The time it takes a depot or contractor to repair and return a reparable item to serviceable condition is rather long.’
- ‘Showed that actual performance of reparable spares at the air logistics centers is much worse than planned performance because of understating cycle times for spares during planning processes.’
- ‘Colt was developed using the same mathematical logic as the AAM and Aircraft Sustainability Model used in reparable inventory management.’
- ‘Lichtenstein's 30-foot-high, stainless-steel statue was spared, as was a bronze sphere by Fritz Koenig, both sustaining reparable damage.’
- ‘While not all reparable shipments need to be moved via premium transportation, the lack of asset visibility and knowledge of a real-time asset position require they be moved via premium transportation.’
- ‘The system collects a wide variety of quarterly data from different systems pertaining to reparable items such as failures, lead times, base and depot repair times, and excess inventory.’
- ‘While deployed, the RSP stockage effectiveness for reparable items was 98.4 percent.’
- ‘From your description, this chimney is probably not reparable anyway.’
- ‘While the Siqueiros work is now buried beneath layers of overpainting, Tourje and his team are confident that the mural is reparable.’
- ‘Indeed, Wallace, Kem, and Nelson's 1999 analysis suggested that 80 percent of working capital fund costs are fixed with respect to the amount of depot-level reparable sales.’
- ‘D041 is a management information system used by the Air Force to compute worldwide requirements and inventory levels for reparable items.’
Late 16th century: from French réparable, from Latin reparabilis, from reparare ‘make ready again’ (see repair).
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