wearable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

wear +‎ -able

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wearable (comparative more wearable, superlative most wearable)

  1. Able to be worn.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

wearable (plural wearables)

  1. Something that can be worn; an item of clothing.
  2. (computing) Clipping of wearable computer (small computer which can be worn on the body).
    • 2015 February 10, Mark Curtis, “Wearables, hearables and nearables won't dethrone smartphones”, in The Guardian[1]:
      With the advantage of being glanceable, wearables are already making inroads into the smartphone’s territory. Smart watches, for example, offer quick and light interactions such as providing real-time snapshots of weather, travel and stock market information and notifying the wearer of new messages through a vibration on the skin.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

wearable m (plural wearables)

  1. wearable