Appreciable meaning

ə-prēshə-bəl
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.

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Possible to estimate, measure, or perceive.

Appreciable changes in temperature.

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Enough to be perceived or estimated; noticeable; measurable.

An appreciable difference.

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Capable of being appreciated or estimated; large enough to be estimated; perceptible; considerable.
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Origin of appreciable

  • From French appréciable.

    From Wiktionary