subaudibility

audible

[aw-duh-buhl]
adjective
1.
capable of being heard; loud enough to be heard; actually heard.
noun
2.
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.

Origin:
1520–30; < Late Latin audībilis, equivalent to Latin audī(re) to hear + -bilis -ble

audibility, audibleness, noun
audibly, adverb
nonaudibility, noun
nonaudible, adjective
nonaudibleness, noun
nonaudibly, adverb
quasi-audible, adjective
quasi-audibly, adverb
subaudibility, noun
subaudible, adjective
subaudibleness, noun
subaudibly, adverb
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audible (ˈɔːdɪbəl)
 
adj
1.  perceptible to the hearing; loud enough to be heard
 
n
2.  American football a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
 
[C16: from Late Latin audibilis, from Latin audīre to hear]
 
audi'bility
 
n
 
'audibleness
 
n
 
'audibly
 
adv

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audible
1520s, from M.Fr. audible, from L.L. audibilis, from L. audire "to hear," from PIE *awis-dh-yo-, from base *au- "to perceive" (see audience). Related: Audibly (1630s).
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