- The definition of appreciable is something that is big enough to be seen and to be a significant amount.
To add an extra cup of sugar to a cake mix would change both the flavor and texture so that would be an example of an appreciable amount of sugar.
Origin: Middle English and amp; Old French ; from Midieval Latin appretiabilis: see appreciate and amp; -able
- appreciably adverb
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- ap·preˈcia·bly adverb