discernible

adjective
dis·cern·ible | \ di-ˈsər-nə-bəl , -ˈzər- \
variants: or less commonly discernable

Definition of discernible 

: able to be perceived by a sense (such as sight or smell) or by the mind : capable of being discerned a discernible difference It is thought that the genes that normally produce a white underbelly in the gray squirrel are active in a wider area of their bodies, often leaving discernible gray patches on the spine and head. —C. Claiborne Ray Downpours are a near-daily occurrence throughout the year, and there are few discernible changes of season. Sunlight, warmth, and moisture are constants. —Scott Wallace Judging by the food one samples around the U.S., there is little difference in the performance of male and female chefs discernable to the eye or palate. —Mimi Sheraton

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discernibly \di-ˈsər-nə-blē, -ˈzər- \ or less commonly discernably adverb
a discernibly better product two materials that are not discernibly different When a recipe says to brown the meat, it is calling for a deep brown sear and a discernibly thick crust on all sides … Cook's Illustrated

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1616, in the meaning defined above

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