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ˌɪn tərˈtʃeɪn dʒə bəlin·ter·change·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. interchangeableadjective

    (mathematics, logic) such that the arguments or roles can be interchanged

    "the arguments of the symmetric relation, `is a sister of,' are interchangeable"

  2. exchangeable, interchangeable, similar, standardized, standardisedadjective

    capable of replacing or changing places with something else; permitting mutual substitution without loss of function or suitability

    "interchangeable electric outlets" "interchangeable parts"

Wiktionary

  1. interchangeableadjective

    Freely substitutable. May be swapped at will.

    Eli Whitney's development of interchangeable parts was a breakthrough for modern manufacturing. Prior to that each part had to be made custom.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Interchangeableadjective

    admitting of exchange or mutual substitution

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. entrechangeable.]

  2. Interchangeableadjective

    following each other in alternate succession; as, the four interchangeable seasons

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. entrechangeable.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of interchangeable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of interchangeable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of interchangeable in a Sentence

  1. Mike Pompeo:

    The Iranian regime fired off a space launch vehicle today, such vehicles incorporate technologies that are virtually identical and interchangeable with those used in ballistic missiles, including intercontinental ballistic missiles.

  2. Ali Fogarty:

    Some medications are made by multiple manufacturers, and products are often interchangeable. In those cases, [ managed care organizations ] may change their product preferences depending on which is more cost-effective.

  3. George Allen:

    It's the way they were raised. Everyone is in charge, i think they are interchangeable to a certain degree.

  4. Gore Vidal:

    Apparently, a democracy is a place where numerous elections are held at great cost without issues and with interchangeable candidates.

  5. Managing Director Robert Brumley:

    There are many reports of people defeating energy-saving devices in buildings because they want fresh air and prop doors open. the inhabitants of cities are not just interchangeable individuals that can be dropped into experimental settings; they are diverse communities with varied cultures, expectations and behavioral patterns which grow up over time.

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