Definition of countable in English:

countable

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Pronunciation: /ˈkaʊntəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

Able to be counted: the Church is made up of countable people the bundles of energy were too numerous to be countable
More example sentences
  • I remain hopeful that, in the din created by the current climate of pre-determined goals, products, standards, and countable outcomes, we will be able to hear.
  • We could add any individual real number to the set of rational numbers and still have a countable collection, just as we may be able to prove individual problems from a non-algorithmic class of problems.
  • Chocolates in a box are countable - two chocolates, a few chocolates, many chocolates, but who's counting?

Derivatives

countably

adverb
More example sentences
  • Some words can be used both countably and uncountably: wine, as in This is a splendid wine and Have some more wine.
  • He showed that was computable, but since only countably many real numbers are computable, most real numbers are not computable.
  • There are uncountably many subsets of N, but since there are only countably many Turing machines, there can be only countably many decidable sets.

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