Perceptible Per*cep"ti*ble, a. [L. perceptibilis: cf. F. perceptible. See {Perceive}.] Capable of being perceived; cognizable; discernible; perceivable. [1913 Webster]

With a perceptible blast of the air. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- {Per*cep"ti*ble*ness}, n. -- {Per*cep"ti*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • perceptibleness — im·perceptibleness; …   English syllables

  • perceptible — perceptibility, perceptibleness, n. perceptibly, adv. /peuhr sep teuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being perceived; recognizable; appreciable: a perceptible change in his behavior. [1545 55; < LL perceptibilis. See PERCEPT, IBLE] Syn. discernible,… …   Universalium

  • sensation — 1 Sensation, percept, sense datum, sensum, image can denote the experience or process which is the result of the activity of a sense organ and its associated neural structures. Sensation (see also SENSATION 2), the most general of these terms, is …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 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

  • imperceptibleness — im·perceptibleness …   English syllables

  • perceptible — /pəˈsɛptəbəl / (say puh septuhbuhl) adjective capable of being perceived; cognisable; appreciable: quite a perceptible time. {Late Latin perceptibilis} –perceptibility /pəsɛptəˈbɪləti/ (say puhseptuh biluhtee), perceptibleness, noun –perceptibly …   Australian English dictionary

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