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de·ci·pher

 (dĭ-sī′fər)
tr.v. de·ci·phered, de·ci·pher·ing, de·ci·phers
1. To read or interpret (ambiguous, obscure, or illegible matter).
2. To convert from a code or cipher to plaintext; decode.

de·ci′pher·a·ble adj.
de·ci′pher·er n.
de·ci′pher·ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.decipherable - easily deciphered
legible - (of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered; "legible handwriting"

decipherable

adjective
Capable of being explained or accounted for:
Translations

decipherable

[dɪˈsaɪfərəbl] ADJdescifrable

decipherable

adj (lit, fig)entzifferbar

decipherable

[dɪˈsaɪfrəbl] adjdecifrabile
References in classic literature ?
Rolling eyeballs and grinding teeth are, however, sufficient signs of anger to be decipherable in the dark.
It was a fallen headboard, and painted on it were the hardly decipherable words, "Catharine Larue.
Poking and burrowing into the heaped-up rubbish in the corner, unfolding one and another document, and reading the names of vessels that had long ago foundered at sea or rotted at the wharves, and those of merchants never heard of now on 'Change, nor very readily decipherable on their mossy tombstones; glancing at such matters with the saddened, weary, half-reluctant interest which we bestow on the corpse of dead activity -- and exerting my fancy, sluggish with little use, to raise up from these dry bones an image of the old towns brighter aspect, when India was a new region, and only Salem knew the way thither -- I chanced to lay my hand on a small package, carefully done up in a piece of ancient yellow parchment.
Those postings probably weren't decipherable to the residents, many of whom were illiterate and most of whom didn't have an easy way of knowing how many parts per million of sulfur dioxide would be harmful.
Like BRMC and BJM they ultimately revisit and reinvent the template laid down by The Velvet Underground in the '60s, albeit without as much decipherable lyrical personality, but they do play it like they mean it and Directions To See A Ghost is a foreboding, darkly hypnotic and sometimes thrilling second outing.
Its notoriously bad acoustics turned songs such as Bullet With Butterfly Wings and Tonight, Tonight into a wall of barely decipherable noise.
Transport Secretary Douglas Alexander's call for a debate is easily decipherable Whitehall code for an extension of charges pioneered in Central London and Durham city as well as the West Midlands expressway.
Apart from a talented few, they are not, but they do have the capacity to put into decipherable, succinct English, the bare bones of a story which will interest their customers, the reader - and they do it under pressure from tight deadlines, something PRs rarely have to meet.
Mrs Pretty is a 42-yearold mother of two, from Luton, Bedfordshire, who suffers from motor neurone disease, is paralysed from the neck down, has to be fed with a tube and has no decipherable speech.
After the ruling, Mrs Pretty, who has virtually no decipherable speech, was helped by Brian, her husband of 25 years, to make a statement.
The poet's interest in language and consciousness expresses itself in many unusual metaphors, all the more memorable because not readily decipherable.
The draw for today's Vodafone Stewards' Cup has been researched, analysed, discussed and even made into a public spectacle, but is not yet decipherable.