- (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.
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OTHER WORDS FROM countablecount·a·bil·i·ty, count·a·ble·ness, nouncount·a·bly, adverb
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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
But these were a minority always, generally a very small one, often so small a one as to be countable on the fingers of your hand.Tom Brown's School Days|Thomas Hughes
While this poor Friedrich-Wilhelm sphere is perhaps still a countable quantity.History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Volume IV. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
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
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