observably


observably
a) To a detectable degree, sufficient to be observed.

As the planet orbits the star, it causes a wobble in the stars motion, which can be detected as a small but observably large Doppler effect.

b) In an observable manner.

From the point of view of earth-based observatories, the effect of the planets orbit around the star is that the star observably wobbles.


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  • observably — index particularly Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Observably — Observable Ob*serv a*ble, a. [L. observabilis: cf. F. observable.] 1. Capable of being observed; discernible; noticeable. Sir. T. Browne. [1913 Webster] The difference is sufficiently observable. Southey. [1913 Webster] 2. Worthy of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • observably — adverb see observable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • observably — See observable. * * * …   Universalium

  • observably — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. noticeably, obviously, notably; see clearly 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • observably — É™b zÉœrvÉ™blɪ / zɜːv adv. in an observable manner; plainly, noticeably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • observably — ob·serv·ably …   English syllables

  • observably — See: observable …   English dictionary

  • observably — adverb in a noticeable manner he changed noticeably over the years • Syn: ↑perceptibly, ↑noticeably • Ant: ↑imperceptibly (for: ↑perceptibly) …   Useful english dictionary

  • observably different — index distinct (distinguished from others) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary


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