Interchangeable meaning

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The definition of interchangeable is able to be used in place of one another.

An example of interchangeable are the words dinner and supper.

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Capable of being interchanged.

Interchangeable items of clothing; interchangeable automotive parts.

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That can be interchanged; esp., that can be put or used in place of each other.
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Freely substitutable. May be swapped at will.

Eli Whitney's development of interchangeable parts was a breakthrough for modern manufacturing. Prior to that each part had to be made custom.

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