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meas·ur·a·ble

 (mĕzh′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Possible to be measured: measurable depths.
2. Of distinguished importance; significant: a measurable figure in literature.

meas′ur·a·bil′i·ty n.
meas′ur·a·bly adv.
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measurable

(ˈmɛʒərəbəl; ˈmɛʒrə-)
adj
able to be measured; perceptible or significant
ˌmeasuraˈbility, ˈmeasurableness n
ˈmeasurably adv
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meas•ur•a•ble

(ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl)

adj.
capable of being measured.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
meas′ur•a•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.measurable - capable of being measured; "measurable depths"
immeasurable, immensurable, unmeasurable, unmeasured - impossible to measure; "unmeasurable reaches of outer space"
2.measurable - of distinguished importancemeasurable - of distinguished importance; "a measurable figure in literature"
important, of import - of great significance or value; "important people"; "the important questions of the day"
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measurable

adjective
1. perceptible, material, significant, distinct, palpable, discernible, detectable Both leaders expect measurable progress.
2. quantifiable, material, quantitative, assessable, determinable, computable, gaugeable, mensurable measurable quantities such as the number of jobs
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Translations

measurable

[ˈmeʒərəbl] ADJ
1. (lit) → mensurable, que se puede medir
2. (= perceptible) → apreciable, perceptible
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measurable

[ˈmɛʒərəbəl] adjmesurable
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measurable

adjmessbar; (= perceptible)erkennbar
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measurable

[ˈmɛʒrəbl] adjmisurabile
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References in classic literature ?
Measurable by him who hath time, weighable by a good weigher, attainable by strong pinions, divinable by divine nut-crackers: thus did my dream find the world:--
Prest undertook her annual migration, I had made no measurable advance.
She became restless and uneasy; yet, having waited so long, it was necessary to wait longer; on account of the fair the roads were dotted with roving characters of possibly ill intent; and, though not fearful of measurable dangers, she feared the unknown.
Ashmore is right: there IS a marked trend," she said, as if it were something visible and measurable, like a crack in a house.
He had no large knowledge of any subject, though he had looked into many just far enough to replace absolute unconsciousness of them with measurable ignorance.
An hour here, an hour there, and every Thursday a whole afternoon, and the great picture was within measurable distance of completion.
Thus we are very sensible of an atmospheric influence in men and in bodies of men, not accounted for in an arithmetical addition of all their measurable properties.
Signs are small measurable things, but interpretations are illimitable, and in girls of sweet, ardent nature, every sign is apt to conjure up wonder, hope, belief, vast as a sky, and colored by a diffused thimbleful of matter in the shape of knowledge.
Inwardly as well as outwardly Tarzan had reverted to beast and in the lives of beasts, time, as a measurable aspect of duration, has no meaning.
In spite of their high resolve, there was a very measurable degree of the furtive in their meetings.
Gradgrind never could by any other means have believed in, weighable and measurable fact though it was.
There was a blank stillness for a measurable time, so that they could hear far off a flower-girl's laugh outside Charing Cross, and someone whistling furiously for a taxicab in one of the streets off the Strand.