noun see commensurable

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Commensurability — Com*men su*ra*bil i*ty, n. [Cf. F. commensurabilit[ e].] The quality of being commensurable. Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • commensurability — index balance (equality) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Commensurability — Two concepts or things are commensurable if they are measurable or comparable by a common standard. Commensurability may refer to: commensurability (philosophy of science), the commensurability of scientific theories commensurability (ethics),… …   Wikipedia

  • commensurability — See commensurable. * * * …   Universalium

  • commensurability — noun The quality of being commensurable or commensurate Ant: incommensurability …   Wiktionary

  • commensurability — n. quality of being commensurable, quality of being comparable in a balanced manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • commensurability — com·men·su·ra·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • commensurability — kəˌmen(t)s(ə)rəˈbiləd.ē also mench(ə) noun ( es) Etymology: Middle French commensurabilité, from commensurable + ité ity : the quality or state of being commensurable …   Useful english dictionary

  • Commensurability (philosophy of science) — This article is about incommensurability in the philosophy of science. For other senses of this word, see commensurability. Commensurability (contrast with incommensurability) is a concept in the philosophy of science. Scientific theories are… …   Wikipedia

  • Commensurability (mathematics) — This article is about the meaning of commensurable and derived words in mathematics. For other senses, see Commensurability (disambiguation). In mathematics, two non zero real numbers a and b are said to be commensurable if a/b is a rational… …   Wikipedia

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