- capable of being measured.
Origin of measurable
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Examples from the Web for measurability
This suffices to establish the measurability and hence the essentially mechanical nature of economic value.
Does measurability lead to a modification in the economic fact by changing its nature, i.e. by giving rise to another fact?
- able to be measured; perceptible or significant
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Word Origin and History for measurability
c.1300, "moderate," from Old French mesurable "restrained, moderate, sensible; restricted," from Late Latin mensurabilis, from mensurare (see measure (v.)). Meaning "that can be measured" is from mid-14c. Related: Measurably.
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