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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
If not specially observed, it was observable that while a Frayser who was not the proud possessor of a sumptuous copy of the ancestral "poetical works" (printed at the family expense, and long ago withdrawn from an inhospitable market) was a rare Frayser indeed, there was an illogical indisposition to honor the great deceased in the person of his spiritual successor.
Not a single instance of natural deformity was observable in all the throng attending the revels.
There is obviously an observable fact called "knowing" such-and-such a thing; examinations are experiments for discovering such facts.
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?
It was observable that the young gentlemen neither bowed to nor spoke with students whose caps differed in color from their own.
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.
Passing over the difference between the smallest and largest States, as Delaware, whose most numerous branch consists of twenty-one representatives, and Massachusetts, where it amounts to between three and four hundred, a very considerable difference is observable among States nearly equal in population.
It was observable, too, that ladies and gentlemen who were in passions of anguish during the ceremony of interment, recovered almost as soon as they reached home, and became quite composed before the tea-drinking was over.
Tulliver's knowledge, was recalled with that sense of astonishing promise it displayed, which is observable in all reminiscences of the childhood of great men.
And what was observable in the furniture, was observable in the Veneerings--the surface smelt a little too much of the workshop and was a trifle sticky.
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?