ponderable


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pon·der·a·ble

 (pŏn′dər-ə-bəl)
adj.
Considerable enough to be weighed or assessed; appreciable: ponderable results; ponderable issues.

pon′der·a·bil′i·ty n.

ponderable

(ˈpɒndərəbəl)
adj
1. able to be evaluated or estimated; appreciable
2. capable of being weighed or measured
n
(often plural) something that can be evaluated or appreciated; a substantial thing
ˌponderaˈbility n
ˈponderably adv

pon•der•a•ble

(ˈpɒn dər ə bəl)

adj.
1. worth serious consideration.
2. having appreciable weight.
[1640–50; < Late Latin]
pon`der•a•bil′i•ty, pon′der•a•ble•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ponderable - capable of being weighed or considered; "something ponderable from the outer world--something of which we can say that its weight is so and so"- James Jeans
imponderable - difficult or impossible to evaluate with precision; "such imponderable human factors as aesthetic sensibility"
2.ponderable - capable of being thought about; "space flight to other galaxies becomes more cogitable"
thinkable - capable of being conceived or imagined or considered

ponderable

adjective
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ponderable

[ˈpɒndərəbl] ADJponderable
References in classic literature ?
As a rule, they were stuffed with fear--and with a fear so strange and alien that it had no ponderable quality.
Malaita the real, Malaita the concrete and ponderable, vanished and vanished for ever, as Meringe had vanished, as Skipper had vanished, into the nothingness.
For tragedy implies some ponderable matter in dispute, some dignus vindice nodus; and this piece of work was all about the petulance of a young ass that had been spoiled, and wanted nothing so much as to be tied up and soundly belted.
En este sentido, Williamson y North parten del hecho de que los resultados de la interaccion humana no estan sujetos a un riesgo ponderable.
Non sfugge un accenno alla prefazione del catalogo, che a cinque anni dalla stesura del manifesto programmatico Paura della pittura, risulta un "very ponderable message on the art and life of our time" (Devree, 1947: 10).
Es una vida que debe protegerse decididamente, pero hay elementos que apuntan a que su valor pueda llegar a considerarse ponderable con otros valores, maxime cuando entra en grave controversia con ellos dentro la compleja realidad de una gestacion.
Such shortcomings yield visible imperfections in simulations of current climate and ponderable obstructions to researchers' ability to realistically simulate feedbacks and the climate change they drive.
The topics include kinematics of continua in different descriptions, some solutions for fluids and solids, the extended thermodynamics of Jou-Casas-V[sz]zquez-Lebon, interactions of ponderable bodies with electromagnetic fields, and the thermodynamics of porous materials with the porosity balance.
El editor espanol, que mira seriamente a estos paises, como factor ponderable en su calculo de posibilidades de colocacion del libro en ciernes, tiene el deber de pulsar si es oportuna la publicacion, por lo que a esos mercados se refiere, y no tener la pretension de que el publico arrebate los libros cuando no se le ofrece lo que le interesa.
La singularidad ahora es visible y ponderable pero a la vez requiere de equipos de gestion mas formados dada la nueva complejidad.
De este modo, la cifra de 3 millones de pesos en infraestructura educativa no brindaba un panorama ponderable sobre el ejercicio presupuestal en la materia si, despues de diferentes solicitudes, no se logro conocer el presupuesto oficial destinado, etiquetado y ejercido para el caso en cuestion.