See habitability.

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  • Habitably — Habitable Hab it*a*ble (h[a^]b [i^]t*[.a]*b l), a. [F. {habitable}, L. habitabilis.] Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world. {Hab it*a*ble*ness}, n. {Hab it*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • habitably — adverb see habitable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • habitably — adv. in a habitable manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • habitably — hab·it·ably …   English syllables

  • habitably — adverb see habitable * * * habˈitably adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑habitable …   Useful english dictionary

  • habitable — adjective Date: 14th century capable of being lived in ; suitable for habitation • habitability noun • habitableness noun • habitably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • habitable — habitability, habitableness, n. habitably, adv. /hab i teuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being inhabited. [1350 1400; ME habitabilis, equiv. to habita(re) to inhabit (see HABITAT) + bilis BLE; r. ME abitable < MF] * * * …   Universalium

  • habitable — (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. habitable suitable for human dwelling (14c.), from L. habitabilis that is fit to live in, from habitare (see HABITAT (Cf. habitat)). Related: Habitably; habitability …   Etymology dictionary

  • habitable — /ˈhæbətəbəl/ (say habuhtuhbuhl) adjective capable of being inhabited. –habitability /hæbətəˈbɪləti/ (say habuhtuh biluhtee), habitableness, noun –habitably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • habitable — [hab′it ə bəl] adj. [ME < OFr < L habitabilis < habitare, to have possession of, inhabit: see HABIT & ABLE] that can be inhabited; fit to be lived in habitability n. habitably adv …   English World dictionary

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