detectable detectable  /dɪ ˈtɛk tə bəl/


  1. (adj) capable of being detected
  2. (adj) easily seen or detected



  1. Not incidentally, he also improves any skimpy eyebrows, plump thighs or detectable pores.
  2. Though the virus is still detectable in her blood, her immune-cell count has risen dramatically.
  3. Precisely how these trends catch on has always been hazy; the trail of bread crumbs is typically detectable only in hindsight.


  • Fibromyalgia is not all in your head, new research confirms

    ( Integrated Tissue Dynamics (INTIDYN) ) Integrated Tissue Dynamics has discovered the first physically-detectable pathology associated with fibromyalgia, an enigmatic disease often viewed as more mental than physical. The research, published in Pain Medicine, revealed that female fibromyalgia patients have an excessive sensory nerve supply to small valves (shunts) among blood vessels deep in ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!


  1. "Senator Mitchell's report reveals that those who are intent on cheating will continue to search for ways to avoid detection, such as turning to the use of Human Growth Hormone (HGH) which is not detectable in a urine test," Selig said in his...
    on Jan 15, 2008 By: Bud Selig Source: Sports Network

  2. "I like where he is," Jones said on his Friday radio show. "Our trainers are really satisfied with the progress that he's making. He's got his boot off. The swelling, [there is] none detectable or relatively little. And when you compare that...
    on Jan 6, 2008 By: Jerry Jones Source: ESPN

  3. "A star that passes there would actually kick the cloud," say Loeb. "In principle, that would leave a signature that is detectable on the CMB."
    on Dec 1, 2008 By: Avi Loeb Source: New Scientist (subscription)

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