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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
References in classic literature ?
A vowel is that which without impact of tongue or lip has an audible sound.
At long intervals, the warning cry of a belated gondolier was just audible, as he turned the corner of a distant canal, and called to invisible boats which might be approaching him in the darkness.
Like music heard in dreams, Like strains of harps unknown, Of birds forever flown Audible as the voice of streams That murmur in some leafy dell, I hear thy gentlest tone, And Silence cometh with her spell Like that which on my tongue doth dwell, When tremulous in dreams I tell My love to thee alone!
For, there was something coming in the echoes, something light, afar off, and scarcely audible yet, that stirred her heart too much.
The red fire with its gently audible movement seemed like a solemn existence calmly independent of the petty passions, the imbecile desires, the straining after worthless uncertainties, which were daily moving her contempt.
In the perfect stillness of the night, the clock of the village church was distinctly audible, striking the hours and the quarters.
He told me that a faint stirring was occasionally still audible within the case, but that the workmen had failed to unscrew the top, as it afforded no grip to them.
During these and similar songs nothing was audible but the murmurs of the music; relieved, as it was, or rather rendered terrible, by those occasional bursts of grief which might be called its choruses.
At once there came a distinctly audible reply, "The boy is not a fool; and 3^3 has an obvious Geometrical meaning.
Passepartout's voice was audible, and immediately after that of Fix.
A particularly fine spring came round, and the stir of germination was almost audible in the buds; it moved her, as it moved the wild animals, and made her passionate to go.
rang out the clear contralto notes of her childish voice, audible the whole length of the table.