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 ?
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?
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.
Employing the concept of the 'marriage legibility project', it demonstrates the centrality of marriage to colonial state making.
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Your new format makes GUNS a leader in legibility among the several firearms-related magazines I subscribe to.
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.
11] The adopted definition for legibility was "easily readable by someone who is not familiar with the context examined".
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