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  • adjective able to be ciphered (calculated)


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cipher +‎ -able


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  • I sure hope so and that he found something cipherable.

    Firedoglake » Where is This Going? 2006

  • It was a fallen head - board, and painted on it were the hardly de - cipherable words, 'Catharine Larue.'

    Can Such Things Be Bierce, Ambrose, 1842-1914? 1909

  • Mr. Dosson, it may further be noted, was a person of the simplest composition, a character as cipherable as a sum of two figures.

    The Reverberator Henry James 1879

  • But no matter: the estimate put upon these things by the fifteen hundred and sixty millions is no proper measure of their value: the proper measure, the just measure, is that which is put upon them by Dreyfus, and is cipherable merely upon the littleness or the vastness of the disappointment which their loss cost him.

    The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories Mark Twain 1872


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