compatible compatible  /kəm ˈpæ tə bəl/


  1. (adj) able to exist and perform in harmonious or agreeable combination
  2. (adj) capable of being used with or connected to other devices or components without modification
  3. (adj) capable of forming a homogeneous mixture that neither separates nor is altered by chemical interaction



  1. But the Ayalas could not find a compatible donor.
  2. As a result, users of Apples iPhone and many GSM-compatible phones will not be able to use Verizons service.
  3. Place a compatible device on top of the pad and it is automatically powered up and its batteries are recharged, in roughly the time required for a conventional connection.


  1. EVGA Releases List of Haswell Compatible PSUs

    EVGA has announced that all of its current power supplies are compatible with the C6 and C7 power states of the new Intel Haswell processors.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Tom's Hardware

  2. LCD Monitors offer native screen resolution of 3840 x 2160.

    Compatible with 60 p signals, PS-840UD Professional Series ProVérité and RS-840UD Reference Series 4K 84 in. monitors feature IPS LCD panel with 120 Hz refresh rate and 10-bit color depth. ELED-illuminated units have 178° viewing angle and produce natural images from variety of HD and 4K input sources, including HDMI 1.4a and HDMI 1.3. Equipped with audio I/O for built-in 15 W speaker, monitors ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

  3. Social Business Platform helps manage internal employee mobility.

    Compatible with major browsers and accessible from mobile devices running Android and iOS, Avature SIM lets large global companies leverage social media concepts for workforce management. Configurable corporate social intranet can be leveraged by HR departments for developing internal talent pools and facilitating employee mobility while promoting visibility to workforce. Features include ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "I urged the government to stop such actions, lift the state of emergency and release all political detainees," Negroponte said at a news conference at the heavily guarded US Embassy at the end of his visit. "Emergency rule is not compatible...
    on Nov 17, 2007 By: John Negroponte Source: FOXNews

  2. "Our aviation system, in spite of the investments we have made in expansion and modernization of almost all Brazilian airports, is passing through difficulties," Silva said. "The security of our aviation system is compatible with all the...
    on Jul 21, 2007 By: Lula da Silva Source: Forbes

  3. International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge said the violent protests are not "compatible with the values of the torch relay or the Olympic Games."
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Jacques Rogge Source: USA Today

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