Definition of contractible in English:


Pronunciation /kənˈtraktəbəl/ /kənˈtræktəbəl/


  • Able to be shrunk or capable of contracting.

    ‘Siegal's portable house has expandable and contractible spaces and varying degrees of transparency in materials with the intention of providing a richness of experience in a simple form.’
    • ‘A container having a contractible body for storing a liquid is provided.’