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Capable of working successfully; feasible,
  1. Capable of working successfully; feasible
    • - the proposed investment was economically viable
  2. (of a seed or spore) Able to germinate

  3. (of a plant, animal, or cell) Capable of surviving or living successfully, esp. under particular environmental conditions

  4. (of a fetus or unborn child) Able to live after birth

  1. feasible: capable of being done with means at hand and circumstances as they are
  2. capable of life or normal growth and development; "viable seeds"; "a viable fetus"
  3. (viability) capable of being done in a practical and useful way
  4. Viables is a district of Basingstoke, England, that was formed around 1970 as part of the Basingstoke Town Centre Devolpment Plan. The area is mostly made up of industry such as crafting centres , industrial and housing estates and the Jazz Buss Service. ...
  5. (Viability (fetus)) Viability is the ability of a fetus to survive outside the uterus.Moore, Keith and Persaud, T. , p. 103 (Saunders 2003).
  6. Able to live on its own (as for a newborn.); Able to be done, possible; In (biology), includes the capability of causing a change or producing a result
  7. (viably) In a viable way
  8. (Viability) In terms of retailing, a centre that is capable of success or continuing effectiveness. In terms of development economics, where the end value of a project exceeds costs.
  9. (Viability) When talking about seed germination, viability will refer to the chance that the seed will be able to germinate. Some seeds can sit for years and still have a high viability. Other seeds though may lose viability within hours of being removed from the fruit.
  10. (VIABILITY) Measure of a town or shopping centre's capacity to attract ongoing investment.
  11. (Viability) A populations ability to live, grow and develop. It is affected by physical habitat factors (climate, geology, topography, and aquatic features) and by biotic habitat factors (plant and animal populations and communities).
  12. (Viability) Capacity for survival.
  13. (Viability) Means  having the capability of developing and surviving as a relatively independent social, economic or political unit.
  14. (Viability) Refers to whether or not the sperm are alive.
  15. (Viability) The ability for the developing fetus to live on its own if it were delivered by cesarean section or by normal delivery, and given expert medical care. This typically occurs sometime after the 21st week of gestation or the 19th week following fertilization. ...
  16. (Viability) The degree to which benefits of a feasible undertaking dominate the costs of its performance, taking into consideration risk-induced uncertainties.
  17. (Viability) The likelihood of long-term survival of the example/population of a particular ecosystem or species.
  18. (Viability) The point at which a fetus has more than a 50% chance to live outside the womb. In humans the point of viability happens at approximately 25 weeks.
  19. (Viability) Usually a reference to the amount of money candidates have or can raise for their campaigns. Viable (or, sometimes, "credible") candidates are those considered to have enough money to win.
  20. (Viability) creating a center of economic activity around technologies and products that benefit the environment, speeding their implementation and creating new careers that truly protect the planet.
  21. (Viability) the ability to live; commonly a measure of survival in a population, e.g. of conidia, germination in seeds, etc.
  22. (viability) The extent to which cells and tissues are living. Cells can be metabolically viable, but not reproductively viable.
  23. (viability) The probability that a fertilized egg will survive and develop into an adult organism.
  24. (viability) minimum age for fetus survival, ca. third trimester