Definitions

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

  • adj. Possible to specify: specifiable complaints.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to be specified

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Admitting specification; capable of being specified.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • That may be specified; capable of being distinctly named or stated.

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

  • adj. capable of being specified

Etymologies

specify +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Stereochemical properties may allow for codons and amino acids to bind in specifiable patterns but this fact alone is causally inadequate to account for the binding we observe within the system enabling gene expression.

    Are Stereochemical Explanations Causally Sufficient?

  • A theory T is defined to be decidable if there is an effective procedure of deciding whether any given sentence s belongs to T, (where an 'effective procedure' is generally defined to be a finitely-specifiable sequence of algorithmic steps).

    Theories of Everything and Godel's theorem

  • More specifically I don't like the absence of clarity linking remedies to specifiable outcomes.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • But the point is there are no mixtures and reactions indicating that chemically based codes necessarily result from specifiable conditions and identifiable substances.

    Attached to Strings

  • Andrew King and Jim Kuypers: "The strategic use of communication, oral or written, to achieve specifiable goals."

    Definitions of Rhetoric

  • An origin which is almost totally speculative with respect to specifiable chemical reactions needed to yield a code.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • I would hope the one hypothesizing and incorporating a selection paradigm into theory, would have some specifiable concept as to what it is that is replicating.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • Bradford: I would hope the one hypothesizing and incorporating a selection paradigm into theory, would have some specifiable concept as to what it is that is replicating.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • There is a need for a specifiable determinstic outcome which must preceed a viable self-replicator.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • Enzymes are linked to identifiable substrates and proteins and RNA can be mapped with amino acids and nucleotides specifiable by identity and sequential order.

    Beckwith on ID

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