countable
count·a·bleadjective
- Capable of being counted: countable items; countable sins.
- Mathematics Capable of being put into a one-to-one correspondence with the positive integers.
Related Forms:
- count′a·bil′i·ty
noun
- count′a·bly
adverb
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(not comparable)
- Capable of being counted; having a quantity.
- (mathematics, of a set) Countably infinite; having a bijection with the natural numbers.
- (mathematics, of a set) Countably infinite or finite; having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers.
- (grammar, of a noun) Freely usable with the indefinite article and with numbers, and therefore having a plural form.
- (having a bijection with a subset of the natural numbers): finite, countably infinite
From count (“to enumerate") +"Ž -able
MLA Style
"countable." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 18 August 2018. <http://www.yourdictionary.com/countable>.
APA Style
countable. (n.d.). Retrieved August 18th, 2018, from http://www.yourdictionary.com/countable