Dis·cern·i·ble a. Capable of being discerned by the eye or the understanding; as, a star is discernible by the eye; the identity of difference of ideas is discernible by the understanding.
The effect of the privations and sufferings . . . was discernible to the last in his temper and deportment. --Macaulay.
Syn: -- Perceptible; distinguishable; apparent; visible; evident; manifest.
adj 1: perceptible by the senses or intellect; "things happen in
the earth and sky with no discernible cause"; "the
newspaper reports no discernible progress in the
negotiations"; "the skyline is easily discernible even
at a distance of several miles" [syn: discernable]
2: capable of being perceived clearly; "an essay with a meaning
that was not always discernible"
3: capable of being seen or noticed; "a discernible change in
attitude"; "a clearly evident erasure in the manuscript";
"an observable change in behavior" [syn: evident, observable]