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Definitions for appreciable
əˈpri ʃi ə bəl, -ʃə bəlap·pre·cia·ble

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. appreciableadjective

    enough to be estimated or measured

    "appreciable amounts of noxious wastes are dumped into the harbor"


  1. appreciableadjective

    Capable of being appreciated or estimated; large enough to be estimated; perceptible; considerable.

  2. Etymology: From appréciable.


  1. appreciable

    Appreciable refers to something that is large or significant enough to be noticed or measured. It often refers to an amount or the degree of change which is large enough to have a noticeable impact or importance.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appreciableadjective

    capable of being appreciated or estimated; large enough to be estimated; perceptible; as, an appreciable quantity

  2. Etymology: [Cf. F. apprciable.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of appreciable in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of appreciable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of appreciable in a Sentence

  1. Cat Ellington:

    The style in which I express myself, poetically, is one of appreciable literary inspiration.

  2. Martin Cordiner:

    The diffuse ISM was historically considered too harsh and tenuous an environment for appreciable abundances of large molecules to occur, prior to the detection of C60, the largest known molecules in space were only 12 atoms in size. Our confirmation of C60 + shows just how complex astrochemistry can get, even in the lowest density, most strongly ultraviolet-irradiated environments in the Galaxy.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    ...no man of genuinely superior intelligence has ever been an actor. Even supposing a young man of appreciable mental powers to be lured upon the stage, as philosophers are occasionally lured into bordellos, his mind would be inevitably and almost immediately destroyed by the gaudy nonsense issuing from his mouth every night.

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