Definition of Observable

1. Adjective. Capable of being seen or noticed. "An observable change in behavior"

Exact synonyms: Discernible, Evident
Similar to: Noticeable
Derivative terms: Discern, Evidence, Observe, Observe, Observe



Definition of Observable

1. a. Worthy or capable of being observed; discernible; noticeable; remarkable.

Definition of Observable

1. Adjective. Able to be observed. ¹

2. Adjective. Deserving to be observed. ¹

3. Noun. Any physical property that can be observed and measured directly and not derived from other properties ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Observable

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Observable

obsecrations
obsecratory
obsequent
obsequie
obsequience
obsequiences
obsequies
obsequious
obsequiously
obsequiousness
obsequity
obsequy
observ'd
observabilities
observability
observable (current term)
observables
observably
observance
observances
observancy
observant
observantine
observantly
observants
observation
observation deck
observation dome
observation post
observation station

Literary usage of Observable

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1835)
"... dont I'Effet ne suit observable que sur lei Solids ou sur les Fluides? ... Effects of which are observable solely upon the Solids or upon the Fluids? ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1856)
"On certain curious Motions observable on the Surfaces of Wine and other Alcoholic Liquors. By JAMES THOMSON, CE, Belfast. The phenomena of capillary ..."

3. A century of printing. The issues of the press in Pennsylvania, 1685-1784 by Charles Swift R. Hildeburn (1885)
"Time of Sunrise & setting, Day- | Break, Day-light End, Length of the Day, | Time of High- Water, Fairs, Courts, and | observable Days, &c. ..."

4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"... in his letter, remarking in the postscript: " One thing in the above is observable, which is, that if the dragoons had obeyed their orders, ..."

5. The Popular Science Monthly (1873)
"First, the numerous leaflets close in pairs, bringing their upper faces observable when the leaf is touched by the hand or the warm breath. leaf-sulk, ..."

6. History of Civilization in England by Henry Thomas Buckle (1866)
"... and thus raising a new standard of merit, a more trivial, but equally democratic tendency was observable even in the conventional forms of social life. ..."

7. Select Charters and Other Illustrations of English Constitutional History by William Stubbs (1890)
"It is observable that most of the abuses which are remedied by it are regarded as having sprung up since the accession of Henry II, but the most offensive ..."

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