graspable graspable

Definition(s):

  • (adj) capable of being apprehended or understood

Usage(s):

  1. On the other hand, my toaster makes toast, and nothing quite so graspable ever pops out of this predictably bewitching, predictably bewildering book.
  2. Ordinary mortals might blanch at such howlingly incomprehensible computerese, but the message turned out to be, if not altogether graspable, at least mildly approachable.
  3. I want to give humanly graspable form to the phenomena of movement.

News

  • Portland denies charter school occupancy permit

    The city of Portland's inspection division has turned down the occupancy permit for a charter school. A Monday city report said Baxter Academy needed to provide complete smoke barriers, graspable handrails and have rated doors at rated walls. Allison Crean Davis, vice chair of the board of directors for Baxter Academy, said the school is being worked on in order to get an occupancy permit. The ...
    on August 16, 2013     Source: WMTW Portland

Quotes

  • "There are some people who feel uncomfortable in a concert environment," Fischer explains. "But you can just give them this one sparkle which makes the music graspable, and include them."
    on Mar 15, 2007 By: Ivan Fischer Source: Times Online

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