DISTINGUISHABLE, a. 1. Capable of being distinguished; that may be separated, known or made known, by notes of diversity, or by any difference. A tree at a distance is distinguishable from a shrub. A simple idea is not distinguishable into different ideas. 2. Worthy of note or special regard.
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, undistinguishable] 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, distinguishable]
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.
1. If something is distinguishablefrom other things, it has a quality or feature which makes it possible for you to recognize it and see that it is different. ...features that make their products distinguishable from those of their rivals...ADJ: usu v-link ADJ, oft ADJ from n 2. If something is distinguishable, you can see or hear it in conditions when it is difficult to see or hear anything. It was getting light and shapes were more distinguishable.= discernible ADJ: v-link ADJ