Meaning of DURABLE in English

DURABLE

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

durable goods

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

more

My work tends to be more durable than artistic.

He points out that as well as being more durable than paint, epoflex contains no solvents and so is non-polluting.

The higher the number, the harder, more durable the materials.

As the foil plating was thicker it may have been found more durable than mercury plating.

Cotton is warmer and more durable but heavier.

Latex foam is a better choice than polyurethane as it's more durable and offers better support.

He said that bells were really no more durable than anything else.

He could have found a much more durable and attractive later edition for £20-£30.

most

The strength can be 6:1, or for the most durable surface, 3:1 may be used.

The most durable of these novel social experiments was the Mormon Church.

This material was most durable and the powdered marble imparted a brilliance to the finished surface.

Many of the most durable brands were born because of television's wide reach.

very

However, the generally obtainable varieties are classed as very durable , even without preservatives.

In addition to its very light weight, it was very durable .

■ NOUN

goods

In two to three weeks, Ehrlich said, the Commerce Department plans publish statistics on durable goods orders and construction spending.

Carpets, building products, furniture and other durable goods all began to see downshifting during the fourth quarter.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Bronze is harder and more durable than tin.

Plastic window frames are more durable than wood.

The roofs are constructed from heavy and durable timbers, usually teak or mahogany.

We hope to have created a durable peace between the two countries.

What you need for Africa is a simple, durable and inexpensive vehicle.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Being made of metal, often precious metal, coins have tended to survive much better than less durable objects.

Families on supplementary benefit, now income support, are likely to borrow to buy items of clothing or durable household goods.

He was tough, he was genuine, he was durable , he was versatile.

Instructions for use and durable labelling and supportive information must be supplied in document form.

Melamine boards aren't as durable as wood or polythene and as they wear, they can absorb bacteria.

Second, and more important, they were mass-produced out of durable materials and so have survived in large numbers.

The M14 was very reliable and durable , single shot or auto.

They are not durable like rocks.

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