appreciable[ə prē′s̸hə bəl, -s̸hē ə-]
- 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 of appreciableMiddle English and amp; Old French ; from Medieval Latin appretiabilis: see appreciate and amp; -able
(comparative more appreciable, superlative most appreciable)
From French appréciable.