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Definition of "representable" [rep•re•sent•a•ble]

  • Capable of being represented. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "representable" in a sentence
  • "In representing an object to himself, in giving a form and a continuing existence to it, he dominates it .... as soon as he crosses these limits, as soon as the object is no longer representable, that is, as soon as man ventures beyond the limits of representation, he feels lost and prey to the terrors of the objective world."
  • ""the Idea is not yet the concept of an object which submits the world to the requirements of representation, but rather a brute presence which can be invoked in the world only in the function of that which is not 'representable' in things" (59)."
  • "The far future of our universe is therefore representable by de Sitter space-time, and in this type of space-time the future timelike boundary is a spacelike hypersurface."