incommensurable

[in-kuh-men-ser-uh-buhl, -sher-]

Origin:
1550–60; < Late Latin incommēnsūrābilis. See in-3, commensurable

incommensurability, incommensurableness, noun
incommensurably, adverb
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incommensurable (ˌɪnkəˈmɛnʃərəbəl)
 
adj (foll by with)
1.  incapable of being judged, measured, or considered comparatively
2.  not in accordance; incommensurate
3.  maths
 a.  (of two numbers) having an irrational ratio
 b.  not having units of the same dimension
 c.  unrelated to another measurement by integral multiples
 
n
4.  something incommensurable
 
incommensura'bility
 
n
 
incom'mensurableness
 
n
 
incom'mensurably
 
adv

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incommensurable
1557, from M.L. incommensurabilis, from in- "not" + L.L. commensurabilis, from L. com- "with" + mensurabilis "measurable," from mensurare "to measure."
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Example sentences
For the strongest sense of incompatibility is incommensurability.
The impact of spatial correlation and incommensurability on model evaluation.
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