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perceptible adj
1 capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptable limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior" [ant: imperceptible]
2 easily perceived by the senses or grasped by the mind; "a perceptible sense of expectation in the court"; "an obvious (or palpable) lie" [syn: obvious]
3 easily seen or detected; "a detectable note of sarcasm"; "he continued after a perceptible pause" [syn: detectable]

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  1. Able to be perceived, sensed, or discerned.
    Her voice was barely perceptible over the noise, but her gestures made her meaning clear.


  • French: perceptible

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