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interchangeable (not comparable)
- Freely substitutable. That may be swapped at will.
- Eli Whitney's development of interchangeable parts was a breakthrough for modern manufacturing. Prior to that each part had to be made custom.
- 2014, Ian Jack, "Is this the end of Britishness", The Guardian, 16 September 2014:
- The English, until relatively recently, seem to have imagined “English” and “British” to be interchangeable, as if Britain was just a bigger England.
interchangeable m, f (plural interchangeables)