1. (physics) Having a detectable amount of matter; having a measurable mass.
  2. Worthy of note; significant, interesting.
  3. (rare) Heavy; ponderous.
    • 1936, Djuna Barnes, Nightwood, Faber & Faber 2007, p. 77:
      The very mother's head you swore by in the dock is a heavier head, crowned with ponderable hair.
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