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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]
             [ant: indiscernible]
      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]