detachable detachable  /dɪ ˈtæ tʃə bəl/


  • (adj) designed to be unfastened or disconnected without damage


  1. More than the other great Broadway composers, he produces songs that are both detachable and undetachable from the shows they appear in.
  2. Before disembarking, the travelers stripped the aircraft of most detachable memorabilia, including seat-number plaques and safety instruction cards.
  3. Blue-Light Special When grilling after dark, try the LumaTong, with extra-large pincers and a tiny detachable light aimed at whatever you're tonging.


  1. NTSB Study Concludes Changes Needed to Safety Rules for Single-Unit Trucks

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently announced the results of a safety study it conducted on single-unit truck crashes . Single-unit trucks are large trucks that have a gross vehicle weight rating over 10,000 pounds with non-detachable cargo units and have all axles attached to a single frame. The agency conducted the study because single-unit trucks are exempt from some ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Injury Board

  2. Toyota's Toy Cars Are Way More Exciting Than Its Real Cars

    Meet the Camatte57s. It's Toyota's "sporty, open-top family-focused concept car" built for the upcoming Tokyo Toy Show. It's a bit like IKEA furniture: Weirdly named and frustrating to build. Based on the original Camatte from last year , the new open top car is made up of 57 small, lightweight, detachable panels that can be finished in a wide choice of different colors and designs, making the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

  3. Industrial Solder Stations offer adjustable tip temperatures.

    With bench top design, V36G Series features detachable stands and dross collection sponges that provide adjustable tip temperatures from 175–1,100°F. Units have Ni-chrome compression wound heating elements, 100% encased in steel, and iron clad copper soldering iron tips, providing quick recovery times for soldering multiple joints. Offered in 20, 40, and 60 W models with 1/8, 3/16, and ¼ ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ThomasNet


  1. "It had a cast of 25," remembers McKenzie, "and we were all dressed in black pants with Velcro-detachable penises."
    on Jan 18, 2009 By: Bret McKenzie Source: Toronto Star

  2. "Ted pauses before he does anything, and Barney's the kind of guy telling him not to pause and throwing him into the situation. He's like Ted's detachable id," Radnor says.
    on Nov 27, 2005 By: Josh Radnor Source: USA Today

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untenable untenable
/ən ˈtɛ nə bəl /