What does retractable mean?

Definitions for retractable

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word retractable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. retractable(adj)

    capable of being retracted

    "retractable landing gear"


  1. retractable(Noun)

    A retractable pen.

  2. retractable(Adjective)

    Capable of being retracted; retractile.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Retractable(adj)

    capable of being retracted; retractile

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. rtractable.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of retractable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of retractable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dan Hinson:

    It was built around 79 cubic feet of empty space in the belly of the airplane. That gives you the capability to put anything that the customers want to put in there, the skin of the airplane on the belly is non-stressed, so it's open and available to cut holes into for antennas and for sensors to look out. So right now we have two fully retractable sensors in the belly of the airplane. We have brushless starter generators on the airplane to provide a lot of power, so it's built to go out and go a long way, stay out on station for a long time and come back.

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