Measurable Meas"ur*a*ble, a. [F. mesurable, L. mensurabilis. See {Measure}, and cf. {Mensurable}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Capable of being measured; susceptible of mensuration or computation. [1913 Webster]

2. Moderate; temperate; not excessive. [1913 Webster]

Of his diet measurable was he. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] -- {Meas"ur*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Meas"ur*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

Yet do it measurably, as it becometh Christians. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]

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  • measurableness — mea·sur·able·ness …   English syllables

  • measurableness — noun see measurable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mensurableness — Men su*ra*ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being mensurable; measurableness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • measurable — measurability, measurableness, n. measurably, adv. /mezh euhr euh beuhl/, adj. capable of being measured. [1300 50; ME mesurable < MF < LL mensurabilis that can be measured. See MEASURE, ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • im — im; im·age·less; im·ag·er; im·ag·ism; im·balance; im·base; im·bat; im·ba·uba; im·be; im·be·cile·ly; im·be·cil·ic; im·be·cil·i·ty; im·bibe; im·bib·er; im·bi·bi·tion; im·bi·bi·tion·al; im·bi·rus·sú; im·brex; im·bri·ca·tion; im·bro·glio; im·brue;… …   English syllables

  • immeasurableness — im·measurableness …   English syllables

  • measurable — /ˈmɛʒrəbəl/ (say mezhruhbuhl), / ərəbəl/ (say uhruhbuhl) adjective that may be measured. –measurability /mɛʒərəˈbɪləti/ (say mezhuhruh biluhtee), measurableness, noun –measurably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • measurable — [mezh′ər ə bəl, mezh′rə bəl] adj. [ME mesurable < OFr] that can be measured measurability n. measurableness measurably adv …   English World dictionary

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