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 ?
Guppy, going to the window, tumbles into a pair of love-birds, to whom he says in his confusion, "I beg your pardon, I am sure." 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."
Legibility scoring system provides that 218 notes out of total set of 236 notes (that is 92.4% of overall notes) achieved a score of 4 indicating that quality of handwriting score is legible and clean (Table-II).
Users can choose between two functions that are Calligraphy Mode - pointing out flaws of form and legibility or Orthography Mode - detecting orthographic and grammatical mistakes, the Daily Mail reported.
Lastly, the CIAA regrets that the Council took a simplified approach to legibility by focusing on font size (1.2 mm).
The book as a metaphor for the "legibility of the world": Per Hans Blumenberg's 1981 study, the idea is both ancient and contemporary.
In 5 languages (Italian-English-German-French-Spanish) and designed to favour data legibility, the Italvibras website is extremely functional and intuitive when seeking products.
The DPM product line meets OEM needs for labeling material that can retain legibility and graphic quality despite environmental challenges in that market.
It will, if done well, reduce medication errors without question, integrate care, improve documentation, legibility and hopefully quality.
I will reply that legibility is a vastly overrated virtue.