Koon: His arms were at his side and the first words that were intelligible that I heard him audible at that time.
I say, Ferrier, do you mean to say this is intelligible to the meanest understanding?'
May I suppose that you have this distinction of the visible and intelligible fixed in your mind?
This is not Professor Fisher's rendering of T, but it is the only rendering which makes an intelligible equation.
And thus arose the distinction of the visible and the intelligible.
For as it is the doubtful premiss of the adversary that I deny, my denial will be as intelligible as his affirmation.
The fact narrated must correspond to something in me to be credible or intelligible.
What need of the (intelligible) Decad has that which is already a decad, by virtue of the power it possesses?
But still the word is intelligible to both of us; when I say skleros (hard), you know what I mean.
The intelligible in the order of the finite, is a reflection of the intelligible in the order of the infinite.
late 14c., "able to understand," from Latin intelligibilis, intellegibilis "that can understand, that can be understood," from intellegere "to understand" (see intelligence). In English, sense of "capable of being understood" first recorded c.1600. Related: Intelligibly.