Audible



capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
Also called automatic, checkoff. Football. a play called at the line of scrimmage to supersede the play originally agreed upon as the result of a change in strategy.
Contemporary Examples

A film or a ride, for instance, which could include visual and audible sensations.
Oliver Sacks: How I Write Noah Charney December 18, 2012

As for what’s actually going on behind Bensimon’s ever-tanned skin, Frankel gives an audible shrug.
Judgment Day for Real Housewives Anna David June 8, 2010

He was so gentle, making love to every syllable, just audible.
Courting Brando Harold Evans December 18, 2008

But I have no apologies for the audible squeals I unknowingly squeak out whenever I see her on screen.
‘Orange Is the New Black’ Season 2: The Finest, Funniest, and Most Terrifying Moments of Eps. 1-6 Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern June 11, 2014

Koon: His arms were at his side and the first words that were intelligible that I heard him audible at that time.
L.A. Riots Anniversary: Stacey Koon’s Disturbing Testimony Christine Pelisek April 27, 2012

Historical Examples

She had only freed herself when her father and sister broke in from the salon, attracted apparently by the audible commotion.
The Reverberator Henry James

Gilder, in truth, could not trust himself just then to an audible command.
Within the Law Marvin Dana

The tumultuous beating of both their hearts was audible amid the unbroken silence that ensued.
Edmond Dants Edmund Flagg

I then tried to see how feeble a current was audible in the telephone.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 447, July 26, 1884 Various

Yet, as the result seems to show, his soul must have spoken some word to the soul of the child, audible to none other.
The Life of Blessed John B. Marie Vianney, Cur of Ars Anonymous

adjective
perceptible to the hearing; loud enough to be heard
noun
(American football) a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
adj.

1520s, from Middle French audible and directly from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audire “to hear,” from PIE *awis-dh-yo-, from root *au- “to perceive” (see audience). Related: Audibly.

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