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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. That can be measured: mensurable results in employee performance; a mensurable increase in the cost of oil.
  • adj. Having fixed rhythm and measure, as in music; mensural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. measurable
  • adj. Having a fixed rhythm.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Capable of being measured; measurable.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of being measured; measurable.
  • In music, noting that style of music which succeeded the earliest plain-song, and was distinguished from it by such a. combination of simultaneous but independent voice-parts that a system of rhythm was necessitated to avoid confusion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. capable of being measured
  • adj. having notes of fixed rhythmic value

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