Discerptible
Discerpible Dis*cerp"i*ble, Discerptible Dis*cerp"ti*ble, a. [See {Discerp}.] Capable of being discerped. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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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

  • discerptible — dis·cerp·ti·ble …   English syllables

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

  • indiscerptible — /in di serrp teuh beuhl/, adj. not discerptible; indivisible. [1650 60; IN 3 + DISCERPTIBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • indiscerptible — |in+ adjective Etymology: in (I) + discerptible : not discerptible : not subject to being separated into parts simple and indiscerptible entities James Ward …   Useful english dictionary

  • Discerpible — Dis*cerp i*ble, Discerptible Dis*cerp ti*ble, a. [See {Discerp}.] Capable of being discerped. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disjunction — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Disjunction >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 disjunction disjunction disconnection disunity disunion disassociation disengagement Sgm: N 1 discontinuity discontinuity &c. 70 Sgm: N 1 abjunction abjunction Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • 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

  • frangible — adj breakable, fragile, frail, brittle, rickety; friable, crumbly, not shatterproof; flimsy, splintery, slivery, discerptible, fissile; shaky, tottering, wobbling, teetering; unstable, unsteady, Inf. jerry built; weak, weakened, feeble, decrepit …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • partible — adj divisible, dividable, Archaic. dividual; separable, splittable, scissile, discerptible, portionable; reducible, capable of being broken down, Math. factorable …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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