The condition of being discriminable

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  • discriminability — dis·crim·i·na·bil·i·ty dis .krim ə nə bil ət ē n, pl ties 1) the quality of being distinguishable <the discriminability of two stimuli> 2) the ability to distinguish between different stimuli <loss of discriminability for blue yellow… …   Medical dictionary

  • discriminability — də̇ˌskrim(ə)nəˈbiləd.ē noun ( es) 1. : the quality of being discriminable the discriminability of the various senses of a word 2. : ability to discriminate pressure receptivity and discriminability are very high in the lips and parts of the hands …   Useful english dictionary

  • discriminability — noun (plural ties) Date: circa 1901 1. the quality of being discriminable 2. the ability to discriminate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • discriminability — dis·crim·i·na·bil·i·ty (dĭ skrĭm ə nə bĭlʹĭ tē) n. 1. The quality of being discriminable. 2. The capacity or power to discriminate. * * * …   Universalium

  • discriminability — dis·crim·i·na·bil·i·ty …   English syllables

  • discriminable — discriminability, n. discriminably, adv. /di skrim euh neuh beuhl/, adj. capable of being discriminated or distinguished. [1720 30; DISCRIMIN(ATE) + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

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