AskDefine | Define placeable

Dictionary Definition

placeable adj : possible to recognize [syn: recognizable, recognisable]

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Etymology

Adjective

  1. Capable of being placed.

Noun

  1. A jobseeker who is considered by an employment agency to be suitable for placement, but not employment, with a client company.
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    I worked for an employment agency, doing placements. They divided the girls into placeables and unplaceables.
  2. In computer-aided translation, an element such as a symbol or numeral, which is the same in both source and target segments and can therefore be placed directly from one into the other.
  3. Something which is conventionally associated with a specific place; for example, blinds go on windows, carpets go on floors.
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