Examples of observable in a Sentence
the size of the observable universe
scientists often work with phenomena that are not directly observable
Recent Examples of observable from the Web
Only rarely does a neutrino strike an obstructing crumb of matter, and even then the observable consequence is a brief glimmer of blue light (known as Cherenkov radiation).
Nowhere is this greening of the Arctic happening faster than the North Slope of Alaska, observable with high-resolution clarity on NOAA satellite imagery.
This clash between what parents desire for their children and what children desire for themselves is most easily observable in cartoon preferences.
The pain continues for Future FinTech Group Inc., a company with no observable links to cryptocurrencies or blockchain technologies that nonetheless caught a massive bid after a CNBC anchor called attention to the business.
What is important, however, is that the eurozone is growing well above its potential rate, which can be envisaged as a kind of natural speed limit on the economy, albeit not directly observable.
There are apps that collect data on time spent on the phone, which can be helpful, but real behavior change can come by also collecting data on observable behaviors.
Before the Renaissance, anatomy largely meant philosophizing and relying on ancient texts like those of Roman physician Galen—rather than the measurable and observable evidence of hands-on human dissection.
Despite their extreme origins, gravitational waves remained elusive for so long because their effects on the observable universe are very small.
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First Known Use of observable
Synonymsapparent, visible, seeable, visual
Antonymsinvisible, sightless, viewless
Related Wordsviewable; detectable, discernible (also discernable), noticeable, perceptible; clear, conspicuous, evident, eye-catching, manifest, obvious, overt, patent, perceivable, plain, prominent, striking; exposed, external, outer, outward, superficial
Near Antonymsdisappeared, dissolved, evanesced, evaporated, melted, vanished, vaporized; imperceptible, indiscernible, indistinct, unnoticeable, unobservable; faint, inconspicuous, insignificant, slight, unobtrusive, vague; buried, concealed, covert, disguised, hidden, latent, obscure, shrouded
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