Definition for PER-CEP'TI-BLE

PER-CEP'TI-BLE, a. [Fr.; from L. percipio, perceptus.]

  1. That may be perceived; that may impress the bodily organs; that may come under the cognizance of the senses; as, a perceptible degree of heat or cold; a perceptible odor; a perceptible sound. A thing may be too minute to be perceptible to the touch.
  2. That may be known or conceived of.

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