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au·di·ble

 (ô′də-bəl)
adj.
That is heard or that can be heard.
n.
Football An offensive play or defensive formation called at the line of scrimmage just before the snap, usually as an adjustment to the opposing team's formation. Also called automatic.
v. aud·i·bled, aud·i·bling, aud·i·bles Football
v.tr.
To call (an audible) at the line of scrimmage.
v.intr.
To call an audible.

[Late Latin audībilis, from Latin audīre, to hear; see au- in Indo-European roots.]

au′di·bil′i·ty, au′di·ble·ness n.
au′di·bly adv.

audible

(ˈɔːdɪbəl)
adj
(Physiology) perceptible to the hearing; loud enough to be heard
n
(American Football) American football a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
[C16: from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audīre to hear]
ˌaudiˈbility, ˈaudibleness n
ˈaudibly adv

au•di•ble

(ˈɔ də bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
n.
2. (in football) a change in play called out orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage.
[1520–30; < Late Latin audībilis= Latin audī(re) to hear + -bilis -ble]
au`di•bil′i•ty, au′di•ble•ness, n.
au′di•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audible - a football play is changed orally after both teams have assumed their positions at the line of scrimmage
football play - (American football) a play by the offensive team
Adj.1.audible - heard or perceptible by the earaudible - heard or perceptible by the ear; "he spoke in an audible whisper"
loud - characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity; "a group of loud children"; "loud thunder"; "her voice was too loud"; "loud trombones"
perceptible - capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptible limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior"
inaudible, unhearable - impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear; "an inaudible conversation"

audible

Translations
مَسْموع، مُمُكِن سَماعُه
slyšitelný
hørbarhørlig
hallható
heyranlegur
girdimasgirdimumas
dzirdams
počuteľný
duyulabilirişitilebilir

audible

[ˈɔːdɪbl] ADJaudible
his voice was scarcely audibleapenas se podía oír su voz, su voz era apenas perceptible
there was an audible gaspse oyó un grito ahogado

audible

[ˈɔːdɪbəl] adjaudible

audible

adjhörbar, (deutlich) vernehmbar; she was hardly audibleman konnte sie kaum hören

audible

[ˈɔːdɪbl] adjudibile, percettibile
there was audible laughter → si è chiaramente sentita una risata
he was hardly audible → si riusciva a malapena a sentirlo

audible

(ˈoːdebl) adjective
able to be heard. When the microphone broke her voice was barely audible.
ˌaudiˈbility noun
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was the unfortunately audible remark of one of the ladies, as the door closed upon their guests.
The low, muttering sounds of his threatening voice were still audible, when the wounded foal, first rearing on its hinder legs, plunged forward to its knees.
Accordingly, with such a tramp of his ponderous riding-boots as might of itself have been audible in the remotest of the seven gables, he advanced to the door, which the servant pointed out, and made its new panels reecho with a loud, free knock.
Involved in these thoughts, she scarcely heard a voice behind her until it had repeated her name more than once, in a loud and solemn tone, audible to the whole multitude.
He'll do, said Bildad, eyeing me, and then went on spelling away at his book in a mumbling tone quite audible.
But he did not make any audible comment upon it,--only ordered Tom to get the horses out for a ride.
The two ladies looked over it together; and he sat smiling and talking to them the whole time, in a voice a little subdued, but very audible to every body.
His name is Ferrars," said he, in a very audible whisper; "but pray do not tell it, for it's a great secret.
I should indeed like to go to school," was the audible conclusion of my musings.
He fixed his eye on me longer than I cared to return the stare, for fear I might be tempted either to box his ears or render my hilarity audible.
The humming of flies among the evergreen shrubs under the window penetrated drowsily into the room; and the tramp of a heavy-footed cart-horse, plodding along the high-road beyond the garden, was as plainly audible in the stillness as if it had been night.
The Doctor occupied two floors of a large stiff house, where several callings purported to be pursued by day, but whereof little was audible any day, and which was shunned by all of them at night.