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Definition of "appreciable" []

  • Possible to estimate, measure, or perceive: appreciable changes in temperature. See Synonyms at perceptible. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "appreciable" in a sentence
  • "Another prediction of such a surfing model is that even a very small number of events of interbreeding can result in appreciable allele frequencies of Neandertal alleles in the present-day populations."
  • "In any case, I think the better point is that VDOT’s own studies showed that neither the Western Bypass nor the Meadowcreek Parkway would improve congestion on 29 in appreciable ways."
  • "3He can be produced in appreciable amounts in nuclear reactors."