mutable ADJECTIVE liable to change.
DERIVATIVES mutability noun.
ORIGIN Latin mutabilis, from mutare 'to change' .

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  • Mutability — Mu ta*bil i*ty, n. [L. mutabilitas: cf. F. mutabilit[ e].] The quality of being mutable, or subject to change or alteration, either in form, state, or essential character; susceptibility of change; changeableness; inconstancy; variation. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mutability — mutability. См. частота мутирования. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • mutability — index irregularity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • mutability — (n.) late 14c., tendency to change, inconstancy, from M.Fr. mutabilité, from L. mutabilitas, from mutabilis (see MUTABLE (Cf. mutable)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • mutability — noun The quality or state of being mutable. There rise authors now and then, who seem proof against the mutability of language, because they have rooted themselves in the unchanging principles of human nature …   Wiktionary

  • mutability — mutantiškumas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Gebėjimas mutuoti. atitikmenys: angl. mutability rus. мутабильность …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • mutability — noun see mutable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mutability — See mutable. * * * …   Universalium

  • mutability — mu·ta·bil·i·ty .myüt ə bil ət ē n, pl ties 1) the quality or state of being mutable or capable of mutation 2) an instance of being mutable …   Medical dictionary

  • mutability — Synonyms and related words: adaptability, adjustability, alterability, caducity, capriciousness, changeability, changeableness, changefulness, choppiness, corruptibility, dappleness, death, deviation, difference, differentiation, disorder,… …   Moby Thesaurus