AskDefine | Define discernible

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discernible adj
1 perceptible by the senses or intellect; "things happen in the earth and sky with no discernible cause"; "the newspaper reports no discernible progress in the negotiations"; "the skyline is easily discernible even at a distance of several miles" [syn: discernable] [ant: indiscernible]
2 capable of being perceived clearly; "an essay with a meaning that was not always discernible"
3 capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript"; "an observable change in behavior" [syn: evident, observable]

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  1. Possible to discern.


possible to discern
  • Finnish: selvä, näkyvä, havaittava
  • Greek: διακριτός

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