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Definitions for ponderable
ˈpɒn dər ə bəlpon·der·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ponderableadjective

    capable of being weighed or considered

    "something ponderable from the outer world--something of which we can say that its weight is so and so"- James Jeans

  2. cogitable, ponderableadjective

    capable of being thought about

    "space flight to other galaxies becomes more cogitable"


  1. ponderableadjective

    Having a detectable amount of matter; having a measurable mass.

  2. ponderableadjective

    Worthy of note; significant, interesting.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ponderableadjective

    Capable to be weighed; mensurable by scales.

    Etymology: from pondero, Lat.

    The bite of an asp will kill within an hour, yet the impression is scarce visible, and the poison communicated not ponderable. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.


  1. ponderable

    Ponderable refers to something that is significant enough to be worth considering, deliberating or contemplating on. It can also refer to something that is capable of being weighed or measured.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ponderableadjective

    capable of being weighed; having appreciable weight

  2. Etymology: [L. ponderabilis: cf. F. pondrable.]


  1. Ponderable

    that which may be weighed.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponderable in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ponderable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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