Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being explained or made plain; interpretable.

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

  • adjective Capable of being explained or made plain to the understanding; capable of being interpreted.

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  • adjective Able to be explained or understood

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

  • adjective capable of being understood

Etymologies

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explain +‎ -able

Examples

  • By a coincidence that is entirely explainable, the Arabic word Baqar, meaning cow or ox, gets fudged into the word Bakra, originating from the Sanskrit varkar.

    Kafila

  • If you are still working with "explainable" theories...check out these articles by NanoTechnology expert J Storrs Hall Josh Hall:

    LOSTCasts 13: The 23rd Psalm

  • The Times says trying KSM in a military court is "explainable" but the policy of having civilian trials for terrorist suspects should remain.

    The New York Observer -

  • The official said some of the information in the story is "explainable," in that some "redundancy" is necessary in the intelligence community.

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  • The official said some of the information in the story is "explainable," in that some "redundancy" is necessary in the intelligence community.

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  • The Times says trying KSM in a military court is "explainable" but the policy of having civilian trials for terrorist suspects should remain.

    The New York Observer -

  • "All of these were explainable things," Ricks said of accusations he faced in several locations, including spending late nights with students in a dorm room in Atlanta, inappropriate contact with students in Hampton Roads, allegations of unethical behavior in Caroline County and stalking boys while a teacher in Manassas.

    Ex-Va. teacher Ricks pleads guilty to child porn, gets 25 years

  • "All of these were explainable things," Ricks said of accusations he faced in several locations, including spending late nights with students in a dorm room in Atlanta, inappropriate contact with students in Hampton Roads, allegations of unethical behavior in Caroline County and stalking boys while a teacher in Manassas.

    Ex-Va. teacher Ricks pleads guilty to child porn, gets 25 years

  • "All of these were explainable things," Ricks said of accusations he faced in several locations, including spending late nights with students in a dorm room in Atlanta, inappropriate contact with students in Hampton Roads, allegations of unethical behavior in Caroline County and stalking boys while a teacher in Manassas.

    Ex-Va. teacher Ricks pleads guilty to child porn, gets 25 years

  • Honestly, the vast majority, even those with great track records, when we really tear apart the way they invest, we just walk away unconvinced that they are really a great investor with a repeatable process that is explainable and logical.

    A Bond Giant's Stock-Fund Strategy

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