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ob·serv·a·ble

 (əb-zûr′və-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to observe: observable phenomena; an observable change in demeanor.
2. Archaic Deserving or worthy of note; noteworthy: an observable anniversary.
n.
A physical property, such as weight or temperature, that can be observed or measured directly, as distinguished from a quantity, such as work or entropy, that must be derived from observed quantities.

ob·serv′a·bly adv.

ob•serv•a•ble

(əbˈzɜr və bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being or liable to be observed; discernible.
2. worthy of being celebrated or observed: an observable holiday.
3. deserving of attention; noteworthy.
[1600–10; < Latin]
ob•serv`a•bil′i•ty, n.
ob•serv′a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.observable - capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior"
noticeable - capable or worthy of being perceived; "noticeable shadows under her eyes"; "noticeable for its vivid historical background"; "a noticeable lack of friendliness"

observable

observable

adjective
2. Capable of being noticed or apprehended mentally:
3. Readily attracting notice:
Idiom: sticking out like a sore thumb.
Translations

observable

[əbˈzɜːvəbl] ADJ [benefit, consequence, effect] → visible; [phenomenon] → observable, perceptible; [rise, fall, improvement, increase] → apreciable, perceptible
these are observable factsestos son hechos visibles
the observable universeel universo visible
there is no observable differenceno hay ninguna diferencia apreciable or perceptible
the same pattern is observable in Georgiala misma pauta puede apreciarse en Georgia

observable

[əbˈzɜːrvəbəl] adj
[phenomenon, development] → observable
(= appreciable) → notable
with no observable improvement → sans amélioration notable

observable

adjsichtbar, erkennbar; universesichtbar; as is observable in rabbitswie bei Kaninchen zu beobachten ist or beobachtet wird; a welcome improvement has recently become observablein letzter Zeit zeichnet sich eine willkommene Verbesserung ab; there has been no observable change in his condition todayes wurde heute keine Veränderung seines Befindens beobachtet

observable

[əbˈzɜːvəbl] adjosservabile, riscontrabile; (appreciable) → notevole
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In fact, it was sometimes observable that Clifford half wilfully hid from himself the consciousness of being stricken in years, and cherished visions of an earthly future still before him; visions, however, too indistinctly drawn to be followed by disappointment--though, doubtless, by depression--when any casual incident or recollection made him sensible of the withered leaf.
An effect -- which I believe to be observable, more or less, in every individual who has occupied the position -- is, that while he leans on the mighty arm of the Republic, his own proper strength, departs from him.
As the external difference between them is mainly observable in their heads; and as a head of each is this moment hanging from the Pequod's side; and as we may freely go from one to the other, by merely stepping across the deck: --where, I should like to know, will you obtain a better chance to study practical cetology than here?
Not that Tom had not his own way of speaking his mind occasionally, with something of the tact often observable in his class; as, for example, the very day after the Sabbath we have described, St.
There was a fine manliness observable in almost every face; and in some a certain loftiness and sweetness that rebuked your belittling criticisms and stilled them.
It was observable that the young gentlemen neither bowed to nor spoke with students whose caps differed in color from their own.
And though the consequent shock and alarm was very great and much more durableindeed I believe it was half an hour before any of us were comfortable again yet that was too general a sensation for any thing of peculiar anxiety to be observable.
With such a confederacy against her--with a knowledge so intimate of his goodness--with a conviction of his fond attachment to herself, which at last, though long after it was observable to everybody else--burst on her--what could she do?
I began to doubt whether he were a servant or not: his dress and speech were both rude, entirely devoid of the superiority observable in Mr.
There was a special companionship in it, an observable inclination on the part of every one to join some other one, which led, especially among the luckier or lighter-hearted, to frolicsome embraces, drinking of healths, shaking of hands, and even joining of hands and dancing, a dozen together.
Its feet, observable beneath the ample folds of the garment, were also bare; and on its head it wore no other covering than a holly wreath, set here and there with shining icicles.
A man will tell you that he has worked in a mine for forty years unhurt by an accident as a reason why he should apprehend no danger, though the roof is beginning to sink; and it is often observable, that the older a man gets, the more difficult it is to him to retain a believing conception of his own death.