physible (plural physibles)
- A data object that is capable of being manufactured as a physical object using an additive manufacturing process such as with a 3D printer.
2012 January 24, Jeff Bertolucci, “Pirate Bay Launches 3D-Printed 'Physibles' Downloads”, PCWorld:
- In a Monday blog post, The Pirate Bay's "WinstonQ2038" labeled the site's new category "physibles" --data objects that users can transform from digital to physical form via 3D printers and scanners.
2012 January 24, “The 3-D Printing Pirates Who Could Render SOPA Meaningless”, Fast Company:
- That's because the file for a physible is effectively the recipe for making the final object.
2013 February 11, Natt Garun, “Blurstagram, physible, bashtag, and more tech lingo you need to know”, Digital Trends:
- The Art Institute of Chicago got physible! Its latest file on Thingiverse allows interested parties to download and 3D-print their own museum model.
2013 Oct 24, Pat Pilcher, “HP to enter 3D printer game”, New Zealand Herald:
- This hasn't escaped the attention of the piratebay who are already hosting what they call physibles - downloadable 3D models of objects that can be printed on a 3D printer.
- Misspelling of feasible.