speakable
adjective see speak

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Speakable — Speak a*ble, a. 1. Capable of being spoken; fit to be spoken. Ascham. [1913 Webster] 2. Able to speak. Milton. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • speakable — adjective a) That can be spoken; utterable, verbalizable. Once the group knows that suicide is a speakable topic... b) Acceptable as a topic of discussion; not subject to taboo …   Wiktionary

  • speakable — See speak. * * * …   Universalium

  • speakable — adj. capable of being spoken; fit to be mentioned …   English contemporary dictionary

  • speakable — speak·able …   English syllables

  • speakable — speak (spēk) v. spoke (spōk), spo·ken (spō’kən), speak·ing, speaks v. intr. 1. To produce words by means of sounds; talk: »Can the baby speak yet? 2. a) To …   Word Histories

  • speakable — adjective capable of being uttered in words or sentences • Syn: ↑utterable • Similar to: ↑expressible • Derivationally related forms: ↑utter (for: ↑utterable) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Speakable items — is part of the speech recognition feature in the Mac OS and Mac OS X operating systems. It allows the user to control their computer with natural speech, without having to train the computer beforehand. The commands must be present in the… …   Wikipedia

  • speak — speakable, adj. speakableness, n. speakably, adv. /speek/, v., spoke or (Archaic) spake; spoken or (Archaic) spoke; speaking. v.i. 1. to utter words or articulate sounds with the ordinary voice; talk: He was too …   Universalium

  • CHSH inequality — In physics, the CHSH Bell test is an application of Bell s theorem, intended to distinguish between the entanglement hypothesis of quantum mechanics and local hidden variable theories. CHSH stands for John Clauser, Michael Horne, Abner Shimony… …   Wikipedia

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