- (of a set) having a finite number of elements.
- (of a set) having elements that form a one-to-one correspondence with the natural numbers; denumerable; enumerable.
OTHER WORDS FROM countablecount·a·bil·i·ty, count·a·ble·ness, nouncount·a·bly, adverb
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One, two, three, and so on, to countable infinity, denoted somewhat biblically as 0ℵ, or aleph-zero.How I Escaped My Troubles Through Science - Issue 104: Harmony|Subodh Patil|August 25, 2021|Nautilus
Meanwhile, the countable process in the animation above, if allowed to run forever, will contain ℵ0 points.
I don't believe they are really any relation to Lady Myrtle—at least not anything countable.Robin Redbreast|Mary Louisa Molesworth
The lightning came, in one of those broad, sheetlike flickers that seem to irradiate the world for countable seconds.The Flying Death|Samuel Hopkins Adams
If I'm to be held 'countable he doesn't live here no longer; I know that much.'Demos|George Gissing
This was not sufficient, because though visible not sufficiently tangible, countable, and tariffable.A Decade of Italian Women, vol. I (of 2)|T. Adolphus Trollope
Bemebibi, chief of the Lesser Isisi, was too fat a man for a dreamer, for visions run with countable ribs and a cough.Bones|Edgar Wallace