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Perceivable   Listen
adjective
Perceivable  adj.  Capable of being perceived; perceptible.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Perceivable" Quotes from Famous Books



... then, Ruaruga has a house—not so pretty a one, to be sure—but just as commodious as Marheyo's; and, I suppose, if he wished to vie with his neighbour's establishment, he could do so with very little trouble. These, in short, constituted the chief differences perceivable in the relative wealth of the people ...
— Typee - A Romance of the South Sea • Herman Melville

... for his master, and was looked for the following Saturday. But as we were disappointed, Joseph's wife, Mary Edgerton, proposed to go with me to Benjamin Stevens's, ostensibly to buy plums. As there was no trace of African blood perceivable in her, and the Stevens family, both white and colored, had seen her mother, who was my size, with blue eyes, straight brown hair, and skin as fair as mine, there was no question as to relationship when Mary introduced me to Jane and her sister Nan as Aunt ...
— A Woman's Life-Work - Labors and Experiences • Laura S. Haviland

... a dead whale, which emitted a horrid stench, perceivable at upward of a league's distance; it was covered with a great number of sea-birds, ...
— A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 • Robert Kerr



Words linked to "Perceivable" :   comprehendible, graspable, understandable, perceptible, comprehensible



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