• (America) IPA: /dɪˈsɝnɪbl̩/
  • (RP) IPA: /dɪˈsɜːnɪbl̩/


  1. Possible to discern; detectable or derivable by use of the senses or the intellect.
    There is a discernible performance difference between a Porsche and a Civic.
    • 1908, W[illiam] B[lair] M[orton] Ferguson, chapter IV, in Zollenstein, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 731476803 ↗:
      So this was my future home, I thought! […] Backed by towering hills, the but faintly discernible purple line of the French boundary off to the southwest, a sky of palest Gobelin flecked with fat, fleecy little clouds, it in truth looked a dear little city; the city of one's dreams.
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