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  • adj. Capable of being retrieved or recovered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. That may be retrieved or recovered; admitting of retrieval.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being retrieved or recovered.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being regained especially with effort


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  • Passenger records can be viewed, but again little additional data is retrievable from the website.

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  • Can't Post | Private Reply will these fora remain retrievable?

    How long?

  • Second, Russia needs a reduction in and rigid limitation on what is called retrievable potential (depot-based warheads and carriers).

    RIA Novosti

  • Labour is, as one MP put it to me ­yesterday, now divided into two clear camps: those who have given up all hope of winning the next election - and are therefore devoting all their energies to the "day after defeat, war-gaming ­various scenarios" - and those who still believe the situation is "retrievable".

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  • Douglas wrote, “It is especially important that an appropriate standards for … tsunamis be applied because perhaps the most likely scenario for release of radiation to the environment is damage to an [independent spent fuel storage installation] or [monitored retrievable storage installation] during a major earthquake, immediately followed by inundation of the damaged facility by a tsunami.”

    Regulators Aware For Years Of Understated Seismic Risks To Nuclear Plants

  • WAC 434-662-040 states, Electronic records must be retained in electronic format and remain usable, searchable, retrievable and authentic for the length of the designated retention period.

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  • I know HOW I began to write The Dive From Clausen's Pier; that is, I can locate the earliest retrievable moment in the process, which was

    A conversation with Ann Packer, author of The Dive from Clausen's Pier

  • If the fatal blows that the team suffered in all four competitions last time out, beginning with the Carling Cup final defeat by Birmingham City, left their mark, then Wenger has maintained that the club's strife early this season was retrievable.

    Arsène Wenger greets 2012 with optimism after ending Arsenal's 'crisis'

  • All told, easily retrievable sources of over $1 trillion dollars annually are pinpointed, and just by U.S. harvesting.

    Walton Cook: Compound Capitalism: Slaying the Dragon of Debt

  • At the very least, wouldn't the altercations have resulted in assault and battery charges and produced a paper trail retrievable across the decades?

    Mark Engler: Spitting in the Faces of U.S. Troops


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