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1. Seemingly genuine or legally valid: a colorable claim of innocence.
2. Capable of being colored: colorable drawings.

col′or·a·bil′i·ty n.
col′or·a·bly adv.


(ˈkʌl ər ə bəl)

1. capable of being colored.
2. seemingly valid; plausible.
3. pretended.
col′or•a•bly, adv.
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What colorable reason could be assigned, in a country so situated, for such vast augmentations of the military force?
No one in his right mind will participate in any peace negotiations if the protections and guarantees of safety and immunity for such involvement can easily be brushed aside, even under the colorable legal theatre of one party,' he pointed out.
The compound has a wide processing window and is color stable for natural and colorable applications.
It is said to cure rapidly and is colorable, while maintaining the characteristics and resistance of standard Aflas.
But the attorneys in the case "had at least a colorable legal argument" that Holmes' approval wasn't needed to dismiss the case from federal court.
With 90 colorable images, including nearly 60 pages of full two-page spreads, it easily weighs in as one of the most robust coloring books on the market.
Meanwhile, SoundOff Signal, a global leader in lighting and electronic warning solutions, selected high-clarity MS1002 Moldable Silicone to fabricate a complex lens array, and then overmolded it with translucent, easily colorable MS0002 Moldable Silicone in a two-shot process.
k] ([for all]3 [less than or equal to] k [less than or equal to] 6) are minimally total colorable (Wang Wu 2011).
He has made a colorable showing that he is not competent to be executed," they argued, but couldn't meet the legal threshold without more resources.
This light colorable grade features easy processing with reduced deposit formation and corrosivity.
It is easily observed that if a k-regular multigraph is k-edge- colorable, then the number of edges with exactly one end in X, assuming [absolute value of X] is odd, is at least k.