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  • adverb In a way that can be detected

Etymologies

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detectable +‎ -ly

Examples

  • There is a general scientific consensus that if life of any sort is found on another body in our solar system, and if that life has a detectably different origin than life on Earth, then all the calculations about life in the cosmos change dramatically.

    First Contact

  • Did Jared Lee Loughner buy a gun while detectably crazy?

    Remedies that go too far, Part II

  • There is a general scientific consensus that if life of any sort is found on another body in our solar system, and if that life has a detectably different origin than life on Earth, then all the calculations about life in the cosmos change dramatically.

    First Contact

  • Things feel subtly but detectably different inside our bodies.

    Tara Sophia Mohr: Are You Aging in Your 30s?

  • Unlike O'Brien and others in the blogosphere (such as this February 4 oped in the Washington Times by Deroy Murdock entitled "Warming Up the Laughs"), I don't wildly extrapolate from one month's worth of weather to claim not only that climate change is bunk, but that the "global warming panic machine is quite detectably losing steam" or that "both troglodyte right-wingers and lachrymose left-wingers find Albert Gore's simmering planet hypothesis increasingly hilarious."

    Richard Stuebi: Weather Does Not Equal Climate

  • This particular geranium though, although still detectably candy-sweet, was very much to my liking.

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • This particular geranium though, although still detectably candy-sweet, was very much to my liking.

    Rose Geranium Field

  • The few that were “correctly” sited had detectably different readings.

    More on Asphalt « Climate Audit

  • They are saying that the change in the CC is due to a recurring cycle and is not detectably due to a linear increase in global heat balance.

    more bender on Emanuel « Climate Audit

  • He pronounced the G of Gerard soft, like a J, in a voice that was remotely but detectably Scots, 'to know you,' he said.

    PROOF

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