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
Despite their extreme origins, gravitational waves remained elusive for so long because their effects on the observable universe are very small.
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.
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.
But what observable effect has this cavalcade of chaos had on the stock market?
Initially, a church Facebook post claimed the building was inaccessible because of severe flooding, but locals pointed out there was no observable flooding near the building.
Based on the prototype's stealthy characteristics and its design similarities with other unmanned aircraft, many are guessing that this is the beginning of a low-observable unmanned combat or reconnaissance aircraft.
New York City, where the ground is riddled with faults, has experienced 200 observable quakes since the arrival of Europeans.
But Houstonians immediately did some reporting from the scene and found that there was no observable flooding outside the church: There's no flooding outside Joel Osteen Lakewood Church.
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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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