Origin of measurable
Examples from the Web for measurable
The astronomers found that of the 93 quasars in the sample, 19 exhibited a measurable amount of polarization.
These movements sometimes occur despite no measurable blood flow to the brain.Real Life Lazarus: When Patients Rise From the Dead|Sandeep Jauhar|August 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Arctic is warming twice as fast as other parts of the world with measurable consequences.Visiting the Arctic Circle…Before It’s Irreversibly Changed|Terry Greene Sterling|April 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The dearth of reporting on what is broken in these systems has measurable effects on our policies and, more important, on us.A Challenge to New Media Moguls Pierre Omidyar and Jeff Bezos|Alexander Busansky|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But one year on, what are the measurable effects of hosting the Olympics?
It had worked with a peculiar rhythm of its own, and always in a strict, a measurable proportion to the purity of her intention.The Flaw in the Crystal|May Sinclair
This brought England within a measurable distance of civil war.A History of England|Charles Oman
My friends, when we arrive at these, we are no longer among the measurable planets, but among the immeasurable fixed stars.Lectures on Russian Literature|Ivan Panin
Matter is solid, visible, tangible; Energy is invisible and intangible, but measurable by the work it is capable of doing.The Relations of Science and Religion|Henry Calderwood
Schacht ascribes to the forest a specific, if not a measurable, influence upon the constitution of the atmosphere.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
British Dictionary definitions for measurable
Word Origin and History for measurable
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.