Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being discovered; that may be brought to light, seen, or exposed to view; that may be found out or made known.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Capable of being discovered, found out, or perceived

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be discovered.

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

  • adjective capable of being ascertained or found out

Etymologies

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discover +‎ -able

Examples

  • Not sure if having your payment instruments being automatically discoverable is a good thing.

    What PayPal’s member in the OpenID Foundation could mean | FactoryCity

  • The principle of the order in which the Psalms are given to us, though not always discoverable, is in some cases clear, and shows the arrangement to be unmistakably the work of the Spirit, not merely that of the collector.

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • But further (3), if there be some marked diversity of expression discoverable in the two parallel places; and if that diversity has been carefully maintained all down the ages in either place; -- then it may be regarded as certain, on the contrary, that there has not been assimilation; but that this is only one more instance of two Evangelists saying similar things or the same thing in slightly different language.

    The Causes of the Corruption of the Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels Being the Sequel to The Traditional Text of the Holy Gospels

  • Try playing around with a few reports -- the Analytics interface is specifically designed to be intuitive and "discoverable," so to speak.

    Google Analytics 101 (Part 1)

  • Is that the same lawyer who claims that company payroll information is "discoverable" i.e. made public as part of the enforcement process?

    Dan Seals Press Conference on Fair Pay

  • This renders our definition of derivative knowledge less precise than we could wish, since the word 'discoverable' is vague: it does not tell us how much reflection may be needed in order to make the discovery.

    The Problems of Philosophy

  • Webvisible that promises to make its ads more "discoverable" by online readers.

    paidContent

  • The metadata-complete concept of each individual spec is less helpful given the growing number of specifications that can have class-level "discoverable" annotations.

    Planet Apache

  • It's fascinating to me these reviews represent peoples 'experiences with the "discoverable" user interface that is Windows Phone 7.

    Site Home

  • If it doesn't, check the device to ensure that it's in "discoverable" pairing mode: many phones require you to go to a certain spot in the configuration or settings.

    Ask Dave Taylor!

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