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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dis·tin·guish·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being distinguished; separable; divisible; discernible; capable of recognition; as, a tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub.
    A simple idea being in itself uncompounded . . . is not distinguishable into different ideas.   --Locke.
 2. Worthy of note or special regard.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: capable of being perceived as different or distinct; "only
             the shine of their metal was distinguishable in the
             gloom"; "a project distinguishable into four stages of
             progress"; "distinguishable differences between the
             twins" [ant: indistinguishable]
      2: (often followed by `from') not alike; different in nature or
         quality; "plants of several distinct types"; "the word
         `nationalism' is used in at least two distinct senses";
         "gold is distinct from iron"; "a tree related to but quite
         distinct from the European beech"; "management had
         interests quite distinct from those of their employees"
         [syn: distinct]