
Definition of Countable
1. Adjective. That can be counted. "Numerable assets"
Similar to: Calculable
Derivative terms: Count, Numerate
Definition of Countable
1. a. Capable of being numbered.
Definition of Countable
1. Adjective. Capable of being counted; having a quantity or a numerical attribute. ¹
2. Adjective. (mathematics of a set) Having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers. ¹
3. Adjective. (mathematics of a set) Countably infinite; having a bijection with the natural numbers. ¹
4. Adjective. (grammar of a noun) Freely usable with the indefinite article and with numbers, and therefore having a plural form. ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Countable
1. [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Countable
Literary usage of Countable
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Real Analysis by Andrew M. Bruckner, Judith B. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson (1997)
"1:3.2 Prove that every subset of a countable set is countable. 1:3.3 Let S be
countable and let Sk (ke IN) denote the set of all sequences of length k ..."
2. Elementary Real Analysis by Brian S. Thomson, Judith B. Bruckner, Andrew M. Bruckner (2000)
"4.6 countable Sets As part of our discussion of properties of sets in this chapter
... The following properties review our understanding of countable sets. ..."
3. London: Being an Accurate History and Description of the British Metropolis by David Hughson (1805)
"... countable to the justices of his Exchequer; and in case tbe said sheriffs
themselves should prove insolvent, and not be able to satisfy the ..."
4. Rendiconti del Circolo matematico di Palermo by Circolo matematico di Palermo (1906)
"When we have exhausted the sequence of e's, we shall have determined a countable
set of the given intervals, since corresponding to each e there are a ..."
5. United States Duties on Imports. 1886 by Lewis Heyl (1886)
"40 Cottons, countable and embroideries, separate additional duty for ... Cottons,
countable, proviso 820 cí, e and / applies to both 319 and 32t), (S S., ..."
6. Mathematical Analysis by Elias Zakon (2004)
"A set A is said to be countable iff A is contained in the range of some
sequence (briefly, ... Sets that are not countable are said to be uncountable. ..."