legibility


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leg·i·ble

 (lĕj′ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to read or decipher: legible handwriting.
2. Plainly discernible; apparent: a legible weakness in disposition.

[Middle English, from Late Latin legibilis, from Latin legere, to read; see leg- in Indo-European roots.]

leg′i·bil′i·ty, leg′i·ble·ness n.
leg′i·bly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.legibility - distinctness that makes perception easy
distinctness, sharpness - the quality of being sharp and clear
2.legibility - a quality of writing (print or handwriting) that can be easily read
handwriting - the activity of writing by hand; "handwriting can be slow and painful for one with arthritis"
comprehensibility, understandability - the quality of comprehensible language or thought
illegibility - the quality of writing (print or handwriting) that cannot be deciphered

legibility

noun readability, clarity, neatness, plainness, ease of reading, decipherability, legibleness, readableness He checked his notes for spelling and legibility.
Translations
سُهولَة القِراءَه، مَقْروئِيَّه
čitelnost
læselighed
læsileiki
okunabilirlik

legibility

[ˌledʒɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] Nlegibilidad f

legibility

[ˌledʒɪˈbɪlɪti] nlisibilité f

legibility

nLesbarkeit f, → Leserlichkeit f

legibility

[ˌlɛdʒɪˈbɪlɪtɪ] nleggibilità

legible

(ˈledʒəbl) adjective
clear enough to be read. The writing was faded but still legible.
ˈlegibly adverb
ˌlegiˈbility noun
References in classic literature ?
In this case, looking at the bold, strong hand of the one, and the rather broken-backed appearance of the other, which still retains its legibility although the t's have begun to lose their crossing, we can say that the one was a young man and the other was advanced in years without being positively decrepit.
This does not tend to the greater legibility of his notes.
It was a difficult task, for he held the pencil as one would grasp the hilt of a dagger, which does not add greatly to ease in writing or to the legibility of the results.
What kind of place can the quiet townspeople who see the words emblazoned, in all the legibility of gilt letters and dark shading, on the north-country coaches, take Snow Hill to be?
It also contains elements that its visual clarity and legibility can be reviewed, because having a clear picture of the environment plays an important role in creating a sense of security, gaining more experience and more ability for movement in the environment.
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Ford vehicles will feature wider, bolder fonts within vehicle controls and interface screens for easier legibility, particularly among the rapidly increasing number of drivers 60 and older
According to Brady, their thermal transfer print technology offers no less than 72 combinations of labels and print ribbons to ensure maximum legibility and permanence under all conditions, with print speeds up to 70 labels per second and crisp, clear, readable text at sizes from four point upward.
CPOE promises to eliminate problems of legibility and miscommunication.
However, McGinness's manner is rather more quixotic than Durer's: He dispenses with text altogether in favor of baroque decoration, excited lines and rich colors converging in spontaneous pseudologos with a legibility all their own.
GPS global positioning systems, used in cell phones, PDAs and car/boat/ aircraft mapping systems, demand high legibility on their miniature digital displays, even in direct sunlight.