The definition of notable is something or unusual, or something or someone worth noting and paying attention to.(adjective)
When a scientist makes a discovery that causes everyone in the community to stand up and take notice, this is an example of a discovery that would be described as a notable discovery.
See notable in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L notabilis < notare, to mark, note < nota, a mark: see note
See notable in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin notābilis
Origin: , from notāre, to note
Origin: , from nota, note; see note.
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