Large or important enough to be noticed: pupils may have to travel appreciable distances
More example sentences
- If they have been allowed to grow for long enough to produce an appreciable amount of toxin, the food is poisonous and remains so no matter how much it is heated.
- This approach can take six to eight years before an appreciable reduction is noticed.
- Most common apatites are fluorine rich; however, they may contain appreciable amounts of chlorine.
Early 19th century: from French appréciable, from apprécier (see appreciate).
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: ap¦pre|ciable
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.