measurable

[ mezh-er-uh-buh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF measurable
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEASURABLE

They bring the love with them—not much or little, not measurable, but perfect love.

In Coburn remains a measurable deposit of Quaker Hill population.

It brings him within a measurable distance of a clear conscience.

The ways of Providence are not measurable by our foot rules.

There is no measurable scale for the force of the Seistan winds.

This brought England within a measurable distance of civil war.

They approached with a great and easy speed that was not measurable.

Where by other means this distance is measurable, the length of the light-wave may be deduced.

For later increments the value is measurable, and ever less with the increase.

He was within a measurable distance of being unrecognizable.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1300, "moderate," from Old French mesurable "restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted," from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning "that can be measured" is from mid-14c. Related: Measurably.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MEASURABLE

geometric

adjectivepertaining to points, lines, angels and figures used in geometry
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