Examples of inaudible in a Sentence
She spoke so quietly that she was almost inaudible.
The sound is inaudible to humans but can be heard by dogs.
Recent Examples of inaudible from the Web
Our test car had been fitted with a DIN-sized audio player hidden under the dashboard, which proved to be completely inaudible at more than 30 mph.
Anderson and Lyles each then said something inaudible or unintelligible.
Castile says something inaudible, but movement can be seen in the car, and then Castile hands his documents to Yanez.
Furthermore, the tinny tink-tink is inaudible near rushing water or in gusting wind.
The other countries are gradually getting used to the (inaudible) the free rides are somewhat over with.
After the O Globo report on Temer, Brazil's highest court opened an investigation into the accusation late Thursday and lifted the seal on the nearly 39-minute recording, which is scratchy and often inaudible.
Globo then posted the nearly 39-minute recording, which is scratchy and often inaudible.
Both were interviewed outdoors, the Bundy matriarch in the harsh sunlight and Cavalier near a livestock pen where the winds were so gusty the audio is at times inaudible.
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Did You Know?
With its negative prefix in-, inaudible means the opposite of audible. What's clearly audible to you may be inaudible to your elderly grandfather. Modern spy technology can turn inaudible conversations into audible ones with the use of high-powered directional microphones, so if you think you're being spied on, make sure there's a lot of other noise around you. And if you don't want everyone around you to know you're bored, keep your sighs inaudible.
Origin and Etymology of inaudible
Late Latin inaudibilis, from Latin in- + Late Latin audibilis audible
First Known Use: 1601See Words from the same year
INAUDIBLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inaudible for English Language Learners
: impossible to hear : not audible
INAUDIBLE Defined for Kids
Definition of inaudible for Students
: impossible to hear an inaudible whisper
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