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perceptible

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishperceptibleper‧cep‧ti‧ble /pəˈseptəbəl $ pər-/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 OBVIOUSsomething that is perceptible can be noticed, although it is very small opp imperceptible 🔊 a small but perceptible change 🔊 The sound was barely perceptible.perceptibly adverb 🔊 the light dimmed perceptibly
Examples from the Corpus
perceptibleAccording to Reynolds, there has been a slight but perceptible change in public attitude lately.Here, there was a perceptible change.The influence of Sartre is perceptible in Hogan's novel.And owners note a perceptible increase in door-hangers, fliers and other pleas from agents to put their homes up for sale.When he asked if she wanted something to eat, she gave a barely perceptible nod.Here there are established relationships, sizes and perceptible properties which might be talked about, without offending any child.His voice carried a barely perceptible quaver.This was followed by the barely perceptible rustle of snow crystals hitting the newly exposed portion of the roof.His lips curved in a barely perceptible smile.These compulsions are usually obvious to observers, but seldom perceptible to the people caught in their grip.barely perceptibleThese immortal ideas, things barely perceptible are the most precious things of life.a barely perceptible changeA barely perceptible delay as you gaze through it.The roses in the garden of the aunts were covered by a thin, barely perceptible layer of dust.He gave a barely perceptible nod as if he had read her mind and applauded her attitude.His voice carried a barely perceptible quaver.This was followed by the barely perceptible rustle of snow crystals hitting the newly exposed portion of the roof.And slowly, slowly, so gradually that it was barely perceptible, the watchers became aware of a change.
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