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practicable

adj. when something can be done or performed.

practicable

adjective achievable, attainable, capaale of being done, doable, effectible, feasible, not too diffiiult, obtainable, operable, performable, possible, practical, realizable, reasonable, within reach, within the bounds of possibility, workable
Associated concepts: as soon as practicable
See also: appropriate, beneficial, effective, efficient, functional, justifiable, potential, practical, probable, suitable, viable
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By focusing the obviousness analysis on practicably accessible prior art during prosecution and viewing any hidden art with skepticism, the examiner's determination is more grounded in reality.
She said: "We hope to reach a decision as soon as is practicably possible.
88) Although freak accidents are liable to occur, "[t]he duty is to take those precautions which are reasonably and practicably possible in the circumstances of the case, not to make freak accidents absolutely impossible.
However, these were not practicably viable techniques for muscle fatigue reduction, since random modulation of stimulation parameters does not affect much on the muscle fatigue rate.
Mineral acids like nitric acid and hydrochloric acid seemed to be the most practicably applicable eluting agents.
NSA lawyers told the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that the agency could not practicably filter out the communications of Americans.
Consent waiver may be granted based on the following criteria: i) the research involves no more than minimal risk to the subject, the waiver or alteration will not adversely affect the rights and welfare of the subjects, and ii) the research could not practicably be conducted without the waiver or alteration, and whenever appropriate, the subjects (including their physicians, as applicable) are provided with additional pertinent information after study participation.
The wants are stable, practicably unchangeable; the capacities by means of which he satisfies his wants or needs are subject to reflection and consideration; are, therefore, in constant flux and change and are dynamic.
UNITED NATIONS, March 21 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday announced he ordered an investigation "specifically" in the alleged use of chemical weapons in the city of Khan Al-Asal in Aleppo, as requested by the Syrian government, and that it will start "as soon as practicably as possible.
An IRB could grant such a waiver when (1) the study involves no more than minimal risk to the participants, (2) the waiver will not adversely affect the rights and welfare of the participants, or (3) the research could not practicably be carried out without the waiver.
ADX has been able to leverage its material equity position and secure funding to undertake modern 3D and 2D seismic during 2012 with a view to drilling exploration wells as soon as practicably possible.