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Capable of being discriminated; distinguishable: discriminable faults; a skyline that was discriminable even through smog.

dis·crim′i·na·bil′i·ty (-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
dis·crim′i·na·bly adv.


capable of being discriminated


(dɪˈskrɪm ə nə bəl)

capable of being discriminated or distinguished.
dis•crim′i•na•bly, adv.
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Adj.1.discriminable - capable of being discriminated; "discriminable faults"
distinguishable - capable of being perceived as different or distinct; "only the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the gloom"; "a project distinguishable into four stages of progress"; "distinguishable differences between the twins"
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Exploring the effects of a music activity program on enhancing the tonic and rhythmic discriminability of children with visual impairments.
they may indicate that discriminability among stimuli does not change uniformly along the continuum employed for experimental purposes) but do not invalidate the present results, because the gradient shifts of both experimental groups represented significant changes from the pattern shown by the Control group.
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2011a, b), focusing on visual stimuli presentation, showed that emotional pictures (negative and positive) displayed while driving reduced the response times and increased the discriminability in subsequent risky situations.
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Early efforts in tactile symbolization include those by Jansson (1972), who explored the discriminability and usefulness of symbolic patterns.
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