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adj. Capable of being done, executed, or effected; practicable. Fit to be used or tailed, as land. Capable of being done, accomplished or carried out. That which may be done, performed or effected.


 The term 'feasible' has been defined by the Supreme Court in American Textile Mfrs. Inst. v. Donovan, 452 U.S. 490, 69 L. Ed. 2d 185, 101 S. Ct. 2478 (1981). Justice Brennan in his opinion states: The plain meaning of the word 'feasible' supports respondents' interpretation of the statute. According to Webster's Third New International Dictionary of the English Language 831 (1976), 'feasible' means 'capable of being done, executed, or effected.' Accord, The Oxford English Dictionary 116 (1933) ('Capable of being done, accomplished or carried out'); Funk & Wagnalls New 'Standard' Dictionary of the English Language 903 (1957) ('That may be done, performed or effected'). Thus, § 6(b)(5) directs the Secretary to issue the standard that 'most adequately assures . . . . that no employee will suffer material impairment of health,' limited only by the extent to which this is 'capable of being done.' 452 U.S. at 508-509, 69 L. Ed. 2d 201-202, 101 S. Ct. 2478. 

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