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Expressible  adj.  Capable of being expressed, squeezed out, shown, represented, or uttered.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Expressible" Quotes from Famous Books



... can; and note, in doing this, that cracks or fissures of any kind, whether between stones in walls, or in the grain of timber or rocks, or in any of the thousand other conditions they present, are never expressible by single black lines, or lines of simple shadow. A crack must always have its complete system of light and shade, however small its scale. It is in reality a little ravine, with a dark or shady side, and light or sunny side, and, usually, shadow in the bottom. This is one of the instances ...
— The Elements of Drawing - In Three Letters to Beginners • John Ruskin

... Rowland Hill, "but matter of fact, that the expense of the post-office is practically the same, whether a letter is going from London to Burnet (11 miles), or from London to Edinburgh (397 miles); the difference is not expressible in the smallest coin we have." The cost of transit from London to Edinburgh he explained to be only one thirty-sixth of a penny. And the average cost, per letter, of transportation in all the mails of the kingdom, did not differ materially from this. Of course, it was impossible to vary the ...
— Cheap Postage • Joshua Leavitt



Words linked to "Expressible" :   describable, inexpressible, utterable, representable, express



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