Capable of being understood through study and observation; comprehensible.
[Late Latin scrūtābilis, searchable, from Latin scrūtārī, to search; see scrutiny.]
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rare open to or able to be understood by scrutiny
[C17: from Latin scrūtārī to inspect closely; see scrutiny]
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scru•ta•ble(ˈskru tə bəl)
[1590–1600; < Latin scrūt(ārī)]
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scrutable- Describing that which can be understood through scrutiny.
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