Definition of audible in English:
Able to be heard: ultrasound is audible to dogs
More example sentences
- Yet, I can tell you that I had to put my ear right on top of the unit to hear any audible noise.
- An audible crack was heard as the man's nose was broken and he fell to the floor, unconscious.
- I heard the scarcely audible click of claws on the tiles: a step, then a hesitation.
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A change in the offensive play called by the quarterback at the line of scrimmage.
- He also was in command at the line of scrimmage, calling timely audibles.
- The team is comfortable with its quarterback calling audibles, and he might do so six or more times in a game.
- His lack of game experience will limit his ability to use audibles at the line, and that will curb creativity.
- Example sentences
- The tenor and bass solos were less successful, partly because the soloists did not project well enough and audibility was a serious problem.
- The point was to improve the audibility of the passage so that details did not get lost.
- It's intended to be played at low volumes ‘even to the extent that it frequently falls below the threshold of audibility.’
Late 15th century: from late Latin audibilis, from audire 'hear'.
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