meaning of appreciable

appreciable meaning in General Dictionary

with the capacity of becoming valued or expected big enough become projected perceptible as an appreciable volume

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  • adequate to be predicted or calculated
  • effective at becoming valued or predicted; big adequate to be believed; perceptible; as, an appreciable quantity.

appreciable meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1818 (mid-15c. in sense "worthy"); from French appr


appreciable meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) with the capacity of becoming valued or expected; large enough become projected; perceptible; as, an appreciable quantity.


Sentence Examples with the word appreciable

The cultivation of the honey-bee as an appreciable source of income to the farmer, the peasant cultivator, and dwellers in districts where bee-forage is abundant and, if unvisited by the bee, lies wasting its sweetness on the desert air.

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