Definition of Measurable

1. Adjective. Capable of being measured. "Measurable depths"

Exact synonyms: Mensurable
Attributes: Magnitude
Antonyms: Immeasurable
Derivative terms: Measurability, Measure, Measure

2. Adjective. Of distinguished importance. "A measurable figure in literature"
Similar to: Important, Of Import

Definition of Measurable

1. a. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation.

Definition of Measurable

1. Adjective. Able to be measured. ¹

2. Adjective. Of significant importance. ¹

3. Noun. That which can be measured; a metric. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Measurable

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Literary usage of Measurable

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Theory of Functions of a Real Variable and the Theory of Fourier's Series by Ernest William Hobson (1907)
"If one set Gi} which is measurable, contains another set G2 which has the same property, ... is measurable, and therefore that the set itself is measurable. ..."

2. Lectures on the Theory of Functions of Real Variables by James Pierpont (1912)
"We should bear in mind that when fis measurable in 3Í, necessarily 31 itself is measurable, by hypothesis. 408. 1. Iff is measurable in 31, the points S of ..."

3. Statistics, Probability, and Game Theory: Papers in Honor of David Blackwell by David Blackwell, Thomas Shelburne Ferguson, Lloyd S. Shapley, James B. MacQueen (1996)
"Clearly /i(A') = /i(A) for measurable sets A. Note that E' = Ec. If E was measurable, ... Suppose E has a measurable subset B of positive measure. ..."

4. Principles of Economics by Alfred Marshall (1890)
"... itself chiefly with those motives which are measurable, and whose action can therefore be reduced to law and made the subject of scientific treatment. ..."

5. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1905)
"Lebesgue uses the term measurable set for a set for which the (inner) and ... Thus, in the case of measurable sets no other definition of the content is ..."

6. Real Analysis by Andrew M. Bruckner, Judith B. Bruckner, Brian S. Thomson (1997)
"It is true that a continuous function / maps Borel sets onto Lebesgue measurable sets. Proofs appear in Chapter 11.) 4:1.13 Let (X, M, fi) be a complete ..."

7. International Trade and Core Labour Standards by OECD Staff, Organization For Economic Cooperat OECD (2000)
"Let B be a Lebesgue measurable subset of M. Then F (B ) is a Lebesgue measurable subset of N and Proof. Let Cd N be the set of critical values of F. Then C ..."