Definition of 'discernible'
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Or perhaps there won't be any discernible differences on your part or his. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is barely discernible in this wonderful picture, yet in it you find the focus of the whole piece. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The flaws and the wrinkles are just not as discernible. Christianity Today (2000)The only clue to her surgery is a barely discernible scar on her mouth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This has no discernible effect on taste and will go unnoticed to the untrained eye. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There is no discernible reason for building it here. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has also seen a discernible change in potential buyers in the past three or four years. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At the other extreme is something barely discernible from what we have now. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The corporation said the dispute had had no discernible effect on its viewing figures. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The only discernible reason for the attack was the colour of his skin. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It may not have much discernible effect on growth and jobs. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But in some women the eggs simply run out for no discernible reason. Alternative Health Care for Women (1991)It is a rare example of a government advertisement that actually produced a discernible effect on public behaviour. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Sometimes you stop being in love for no discernible reason and this is something you need to be particularly aware of. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But there are other discernible trends. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In fact, all three trends are already discernible. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)Yet there are no discernible differences in the crime patterns of leading European countries. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This doesn't sound convincing yet there are discernible changes in him. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The trail becomes more precipitous as we plod steadily across a long ridge that is barely discernible from the fog folding around us. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In practice, there will probably be no discernible difference. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Often there'is barely any discernible relationship between the two. MANAGEMENT: task, responsibilities, practices (1974)By the age of about 8 there is no discernible difference. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I also asked her to leave the radio on so that there was no discernible change of atmosphere. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)Switching to become an academy raises standards in the worst and best performing schools but has no discernible impact on the remainder, according to a study. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Likewise, Kyoto has made no discernible impact and there is little prospect of it doing so any time soon. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: discernible ADJECTIVE
If something is discernible, you can see it or recognize that it exists.
Far away the outline of the island is just discernible.
Definition of discernible from the Collins English Dictionary
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