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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Distinguishable  \Dis*tin"guish*a*ble\,  a. 
  1.  Capable  of  being  distinguished;  separable;  divisible; 
  discernible;  capable  of  recognition;  as  a  tree  at  a 
  distance  is  distinguishable  from  a  shrub. 
 
  A  simple  idea  being  in  itself  uncompounded  .  .  .  is 
  not  distinguishable  into  different  ideas.  --Locke. 
 
  2.  Worthy  of  note  or  special  regard.  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  distinguishable 
  adj  1:  capable  of  being  perceived  as  different  or  distinct;  "only 
  the  shine  of  their  metal  was  distinguishable  in  the 
  gloom";  "a  project  distinguishable  into  four  stages  of 
  progress";  "distinguishable  differences  between  the 
  twins"  [ant:  {indistinguishable}] 
  2:  (often  followed  by  `from')  not  alike;  different  in  nature  or 
  quality;  "plants  of  several  distinct  types";  "the  word 
  `nationalism'  is  used  in  at  least  two  distinct  senses"; 
  "gold  is  distinct  from  iron";  "a  tree  related  to  but  quite 
  distinct  from  the  European  beech";  "management  had 
  interests  quite  distinct  from  those  of  their  employees" 
  [syn:  {distinct}] 




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