Definition of scalable adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    (British English scaleable) adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈskeɪləbl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈskeɪləbl//
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  1. 1used to describe a computer, a network, software, etc. that can be adapted to meet greater needs in the future A business database needs to be scalable. Many Internet companies use highly scalable technology to reduce the requirement for many new employees.
  2. 2designed to work on a large or small scale, according to needs The printer has 80 scaleable fonts. scalable graphics
  3. 3that can be climbed