fungible

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj fungible of goods or commodities; freely exchangeable for or replaceable by another of like nature or kind in the satisfaction of an obligation
    • n fungible a commodity that is freely interchangeable with another in satisfying an obligation
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fungible Capable of being replaced by another in respect of function, office, or use.
    • n fungible In the civil law, a thing of such a nature that it may be replaced by another of equal quantity and quality; a movable which may be estimated by weight, number, or measure, as grain or money.
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Usage


In news:

' Fungibility ' can be an elusive concept for voters.
The elusive concept of ' Fungibility .
Oil Is Limited and Fungible , the HuffPost Reports.
There is nothing fun about taxes, but those tax monies are certainly fungible as the funds get raided all the time.
The elusive concept of 'Fungibility.
"Fungibility is one of my favorite words," Mr Schwartz said.
If everything is fungible to Giuliani, he assumes that it should also be so to the rest of the world.
Race to the Bottom, More Corporate Welfare, Money Is Fungible.
But oil is fungible — that is, oil is oil, no matter where it's from.
Oil Is Limited and Fungible, the HuffPost Reports.
Realistically, it's the great truism that screenwriters are fungible, that at the end of the day a studio is not going to want to fire a movie star.
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In science:

This fungibility of quantum information gives rise to proposals ranging from nuclear magnetic resonance systems, optical cavities, solid state architectures, optical lattices to ion traps, to name just a few.
Quantum random walks - an introductory overview
Hilbert spaces of same dimensions are fungible .
The quadratic speedup in Grover's search algorithm from the entanglement perspective
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