Definition for PER-CEIV-A-BLE

PER-CEIV-A-BLE, a. [See Perceive.]

  1. Perceptible; that may be perceived; that may fall under perception or the cognizance of the senses; that may be felt, seen, heard, smelt or tasted. We say, the roughness of cloth is perceivable; the dawn of the morning is perceivable; the sound of bell is perceivable; the scent of an orange is perceivable; the difference of taste in an apple and an orange is perceivable.
  2. That may be known, understood or conceived. [Less proper.]

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