measurable

[ mezh-er-uh-buh l ]
/ ˈmɛʒ ər ə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being measured.

Nearby words

  1. measles virus,
  2. measles virus vaccine,
  3. measles, mumps, rubella vaccine,
  4. measly,
  5. measurability,
  6. measure,
  7. measure for measure,
  8. measure of central tendency,
  9. measure off,
  10. measure out

Origin of measurable

1300–50; Middle English mesurable < Middle French < Late Latin mēnsūrābilis that can be measured. See measure, -able

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British Dictionary definitions for measurability

measurable

/ (ˈmɛʒərəbəl, ˈmɛʒrə-) /

adjective

able to be measured; perceptible or significant
Derived Formsmeasurability or measurableness, nounmeasurably, adverb

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