Discerpibility Dis*cerp`i*bil"i*ty, Discerptibility Dis*cerp`ti*bil"i*ty, n. Capability or liableness to be discerped. [R.] --Wollaston.

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • discerptible — discerptibility, discerptibleness, n. /di serrp teuh beuhl, zerrp /, adj. capable of being torn apart; divisible. [1730 40; < L discerpt(us) torn to pieces (ptp. of discerpere; see DIS 1, EXCERPT) + IBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Discerpibility — Dis*cerp i*bil i*ty, Discerptibility Dis*cerp ti*bil i*ty, n. Capability or liableness to be discerped. [R.] Wollaston …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discerption — [dɪ sə:pʃ(ə)n] noun archaic the action of pulling something apart. Derivatives discerptibility noun discerptible adjective Origin C17: from late L. discerptio(n ), from L. discerpere pluck to pieces …   English new terms dictionary

  • discerptible — adj. literary able to be plucked apart; divisible. Derivatives: discerptibility n. Etymology: L discerpere discerpt (as DIS , carpere pluck) …   Useful english dictionary

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