explainable explainable  /ɪks ˈpleɪ nə bəl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being understood

Usage(s):

  1. Yet the fascination with charting the tastes of this subgroup was easily explainable.
  2. The trouble with this kind evidence is, of course, that the formation of patina isn't yet explainable in science everyone can agree on.
  3. We continue to poke through the rubble of history, compelled to search for clues about why something so incomprehensible can seem so explainable.

News

  • It's Bizarro Headline "Explanation" Day

    Ah, the wonderful life of a mainstream media journalist where everything is linear, where everything is perfectly explainable to an overeager public using " as " linkers, and where in the name of propaganda and keeping your editor happy, logic and objectivity is also known as "collateral" damage. For example, take stocks, which can rise due to improving economic data ...   But also, at the same ...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

Quotes

  1. "When you deal with the supernatural, you have a chance to really connect with people, because everybody has that one experience in their life that's not quite explainable," Jackson said.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Joshua Jackson Source: KQCA, My58.com

  2. Peterson said Monday the proposed $5 billion fund, a priority for lawmakers from drought-prone states, could be "more explainable to people" if farmers paid to enroll, helping to offset the cost.
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Collin Peterson Source: KPAX-TV

  3. "I don't think it's explainable," said Williams, who thought his meeting with Riley went well. "We play a perfect first half at Sacramento, and we've struggled in the couple games since. Can't explain it. But we've got to keep plugging away,...
    on Mar 6, 2008 By: Jason Williams Source: SI.com

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