from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to observe: observable phenomena; an observable change in demeanor. See Synonyms at noticeable.
- adj. Deserving or worthy of note; noteworthy: an observable anniversary.
- n. A physical property, such as weight or temperature, that can be observed or measured directly, as distinguished from a quantity, such as work or entropy, that must be derived from observed quantities.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Able to be observed.
- adj. Deserving to be observed.
- n. Any physical property that can be observed and measured directly and not derived from other properties
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Capable of being observed; discernible; noticeable.
- adj. Worthy of being observed; important enough to be noted or celebrated.
- adj. Noteworthy; remarkable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being observed or noticed, or viewed with interest or attention.
- Noticeable; worthy of observation; noteworthy; hence, remarkable.
- That may or must be observed, followed, or kept: as, the formalities observable at court.
- n. A noticeable or noteworthy fact or thing; something worth observing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being seen or noticed
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