Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Capable of being traced.

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

  • adjective Capable of being traced.

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  • adjective Capable of being traced; possible to track down.

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

  • adjective (usually followed by `to') able to be traced to
  • adjective capable of being traced or tracked

Etymologies

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trace +‎ -able

Examples

  • Every ice age that has occurred in traceable history has been connected to a cataclysmic event.

    Think Progress » Scorched.

  • Bow ties have been around for more than 300 years, their origin traceable, as one story goes, to the court of Louis XIV of France in the 1600s.

    Bow Ties

  • Putrefaction, a name traceable even nowadays in that of Pourrires, a neighboring village.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 1

  • The most important feature of Caldecott's work is the way in he draws together beauty and truth, faith and reason:The key to this vision lies in the notion traceable back to Pythagoras of beauty as cosmic order, an order that is simultaneously aesthetic, harmonious, symbolic, mathematical, and sacramental.

    "Beauty for Truth's Sake"

  • The most important feature of Caldecott's work is the way in he draws together beauty and truth, faith and reason:The key to this vision lies in the notion traceable back to Pythagoras of beauty as cosmic order, an order that is simultaneously aesthetic, harmonious, symbolic, mathematical, and sacramental.

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  • He bore no marks of dissipation, unless the occasional use of terms traceable to the turf or the gaming-table might be considered such; but these expressions, I considered, are so constantly before every reader of the newspapers that the language of the pulpit, even, is infected by them.

    Aladdin & Co. A Romance of Yankee Magic

  • So I don't think requiring logging in with a real name traceable to a real person is the answer, but logging in with an identity which has a reputation the person cares about maintaining certainly would.

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  • So I don't think requiring logging in with a real name traceable to a real person is the answer, but logging in with an identity which has a reputation the person cares about maintaining certainly would.

    Boagworld recommends

  • While "traceable" produce is still a rare find in Canadian grocery stores, retailers across the U.S., led by the grocery chain Kroger, are trying to gain a competitive advantage by using high-tech stickers that help them go beyond simplistic claims of being local and sustainable.

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  • While "traceable" produce is still a rare find in Canadian grocery stores, retailers across the U.S., led by the grocery chain Kroger, are trying to gain a competitive advantage by using high-tech stickers that help them go beyond simplistic claims of being local and sustainable.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

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