Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being referred; that may be assigned; admitting of being considered as belonging or related to.
- adj. Capable of being referred to
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Capable of being referred, or considered in relation to something else; assignable; ascribable.
- adj. capable of being assigned or credited to
- refer + -able (Wiktionary)
“There was one false positive with single-field screening -- a case of venous occlusion wrongly classified as referable diabetic retinopathy.”
“Mrs. Brondon had absolutely no symptoms referable to cardiac disease or heart trouble,'' Judge Michael Telesca ruled Nov. 9, 2010.”
“Their Protocetus species have since been shown to be referable to a new genus that is part of a newly recognised, highly unusual basal whale group, Remingtonocetidae (Kumar & Sahni 1986).”
“Wilson (2002) regarded Sauroposiedon as referable to Brachiosaurus”
“The famous ‘big momma’ specimen (an animal preserved atop an egg-filled nest), and an embryonic specimen, also appear referable to Citipati.”
“Incidentally, I should have mentioned somewhere that Wilson (2002) regarded Sauroposiedon as referable to Brachiosaurus which, if correct, would of course make MIWG. 7306 a member of Brachiosaurus too.”
“In their review of sauropod species referred to Cetiosaurus, Upchurch & Martin (2003) concluded that ‘C.’ humerocristatus ‘is regarded as a distinct taxon referable to the Brachiosauridae’ but went on to state that ‘[w] e prefer to wait for more complete material before proposing a new name for this taxon’ (p. 213).”
“A population discovered at Tsinjoarivo in 1999, originally thought referable to P. diadema, is morphologically distinctive and might represent a new species.”
“Incidentally, pochard bones from Reunion may or may not be anything to do with the Madagascar pochard (Mourer-Chauviré et al. 1999): if the Reunion bones are referable to this species, then it had a far wider range in the recent past than it did in the 19th and 20th centuries.”
“Various taxonomically indeterminate Crato Formation specimens also seem referable to the group.”
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