Example sentences for: perceptible

How can you use “perceptible” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As John Pike, director of the space policy project at the Federation of American Scientists, told Elizabeth Shogren of the Los Angeles Times : "The Earth is big and the weather is slow, so it's not like there is perceptible motion.

  • Sisler characterized a change in light extinction of one deciview as "a small but perceptible scenic change under many circumstances."

  • Her behavior was stupid and hurt a lot of people, but if the point here is to measure the size of her errors, they are barely perceptible next to those of the people who ruined her: a literary agent with profit and something akin to treason on her mind; a federal prosecutor who chose to hound and harass a citizen with overweening force and little justification; and journalists who cooperated by exposing every last detail of her private life.

  • Finally, the circular arrangement of hues also implies that it is possible to mix two ends of the perceptible spectrum to produce a sensation that is not contained in the spectrum: for humans, mixing violet with red light will produce purple, a sensation that has no equivalent in the visual spectrum; a similar unique percept can be produced by facing bees with a mixture of UV and green light [5,17].

  • It keeps the initial capital A and the first two syllables of "A&A" (pronounced "A 'n' A"); it puns on "eon," which implies longevity and stability--a desirable connotation for an insurance-services company, especially one that has just undergone a major and disruptive change; it has a remote but perceptible similarity in sound to "Bain"; and it gives the company a unique, legally protectable, and memorable name, unlike the generic "Combined Insurance" moniker.

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