from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Capable of being understood through study and observation; comprehensible.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. understandable, comprehensible
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Discoverable by scrutiny, inquiry, or critical examination.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being submitted to scrutiny; discoverable by scrutiny, inquiry, or critical examination.
Among the stories he told was an only partly scrutable tale tracing the roots of a favorite song to Billie Holiday , Cary Grant and a bowl of oatmeal allegedly made to levitate and assume new form as a moon.
Manga doesn't "necessarily make Japan more 'scrutable,' but it definitely takes the lid off many otherwise opaque aspects of its society."
He goes at Craig, "Can you point to anything that [Kagan] has said or written," that would render he beliefs on key Constitutional issues scrutable?
"Traditionally, it's been a place where each neighborhood has a strong character with its own behavioral code that his not necessarily scrutable to or convenient for the sojourner"
Does the "his not necessarily scrutable" refer to Podium Dudes?
Traditionally, it's been a place where each neighborhood has a strong character with its own behavioral code that is not necessarily scrutable to or convenient for the sojourner, and where he or she might be expected to behave deferentially or at least respectfully while visiting.
What remains less scrutable is how to provide nonvirtual services.
If we were to choose a single governmental function which ought to remain in the public realm -- neutrally rendered and readily scrutable -- it would surely be that upon which all other government functions, and a government's very legitimacy, are predicated: The administration of elections.
A poem describing a bird's singing says that it "sang for nothing scrutable."
Tonight, when I told Tessa that someone was inscrutable, you yelled "UNSCRUTABLE!!!" and then you looked at me and said "I'm not scrutable."
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