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Definition of "extractable" [ex•tract•a•ble]

  • Capable of being extracted (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "extractable" in a sentence
  • "With Eadie we have found that the free glucose extractable from the muscles by warm alcohol is reduced following the injecting of insulin, but we know nothing of the fate of the glucose which disappears."
  • "“Knowing the potential for extractable resources from this tremendous oil accumulation, and others like it, is critical to our understanding of the global petroleum potential and informing policy and decision makers,” said USGS Energy Resources Program Coordinator Brenda Pierce."
  • "Countries with abundant, extractable, nonrenewable resources such as oil and gas too often are dependent on that single economic sector."