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1. Capable of being measured: mensurable results in employee performance; a mensurable increase in the cost of oil.
2. Having fixed rhythm and measure, as in music; mensural.
men′su·ra·bil′i·ty, men′su·ra·ble·ness n.
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a less common word for measurable
[C17: from Late Latin mēnsūrābilis, from mēnsūra measure]
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meas•ur•a•ble(ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl)
capable of being measured.
[1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Late Latin]
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|Adj.||1.||mensurable - having notes of fixed rhythmic value|
music - an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
|2.||mensurable - capable of being measured; "measurable depths"|
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