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Verifiable   /vˈɛrəfˌaɪəbəl/   Listen
Verifiable

adjective
1.
Capable of being verified.
2.
Capable of being tested (verified or falsified) by experiment or observation.  Synonyms: confirmable, falsifiable.






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"Verifiable" Quotes from Famous Books



... that from it nothing was omitted which possibly might render its organic wholeness complete. Here then is a notion of goodness widely unlike the one previously developed. Goodness now appears shut up within verifiable bounds where it is not continually referred to something which lies beyond. An object is here reckoned not as good for, but as good in itself. The Venus of Milo is a good statue not through what it does, but through ...
— The Nature of Goodness • George Herbert Palmer

... which serves to produce the verifiable image is prepared as follows: Bichromate of ammonia is dissolved in water till the latter is saturated; five grammes of powdered dextrin or glucose are then dissolved in 100 grammes of water; to either of these solutions is added 10 per cent. of the solution of bichromate, ...
— Scientific American Supplement, No. 384, May 12, 1883 • Various

... duty of reminding the world of his work. I am sorry for his sake that Mary's portrait is fair, and that Mr W. H. has veered round again from Pembroke to Southampton; but even so his work was not wasted: it is by exhausting all the hypotheses that we reach the verifiable one; and after all, the wrong road always ...
— Dark Lady of the Sonnets • George Bernard Shaw

... of telepathy puts a ghost of the dead in a great quandary. If he communicates no verifiable information, he may be explained as a mere empty illusion. If he does yield fresh information, and if that is known to any living mind, he and his intelligence may have been wired on from that mind. His only chance is to communicate facts which are proved ...
— The Book of Dreams and Ghosts • Andrew Lang



Words linked to "Verifiable" :   empiric, falsifiable, objective, verify, nonsubjective, empirical



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