Observable Ob*serv"a*ble, a. [L. observabilis: cf. F. observable.] 1. Capable of being observed; discernible; noticeable. --Sir. T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

The difference is sufficiently observable. --Southey. [1913 Webster]

2. Worthy of being observed; important enough to be noted or celebrated; as, an observable anniversary. [PJC]

3. Noteworthy; remarkable. [PJC] -- {Ob*serv"a*ble*ness}, n. -- {Ob*serv"a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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