The second picture has more pixels, but the human eye can’t discern the difference.
She prays to discern good from evil in all of its disguises.
The good neighbor looks beyond the external accidents and discerns those inner qualities that make all men human and, therefore, brothers.
Martin Luther King Jr.
It was impossible to discern clear facial features, but he was certain it was a woman;
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
And how confident are you in your ability to discern what indeed is good for you, or what is evil?
William P. Young -- The Shack
Harry was staring unblinkingly ahead of him, trying to discern shapes through the gloom...
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
It was an old model Ford, long and wide, a dark color I couldn’t discern in the moon light.
Khaled Hosseini -- The Kite Runner
...after a while, Kate discerned a pattern in their arrivals and departures.
Robert Cormier -- After the First Death
Alas! if he discern such sinfulness in his own white soul, what horrid spectacle would he behold in thine or mine!
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Scarlet Letter
If Luma felt any sense of satisfaction, it was difficult to discern.
Warren St. John -- Outcasts United
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the travelers could scarcely discern the fort of Chupenie
Jules Verne -- Around the World in 80 Days
as I discern, It burneth in the Capels’ monument.
William Shakespeare -- Romeo and Juliet
On examining the contents of the other packs, I find the only discernible difference is that they contain both gray and white outfits.
Suzanne Collins -- Mockingjay
I seemed to discern some signs of emotion upon the butler’s white face.
Arthur Conan Doyle -- The Hound of the Baskervilles
What from the cape can you discern at sea?
William Shakespeare -- Othello, the Moor of Venice
Though there had been no discernible change in the light since the sun and blue sky hadn’t appeared that morning, it still felt like a darkness spread over the Glade.
James Dashner -- The Maze Runner
He cut their hair without any discernible skill, often pulling great clumps out with the blunt scissors.
Jane Yolen -- The Devils Arithmetic
He had discerned a clear overtone of tragedy in the crier’s voice, and even now he could still hear it as it grew dimmer and dimmer in the distance.
Chinua Achebe -- Things Fall Apart
he could but dimly discern the others who were brought there
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
The coach windows were open and the passengers surprisingly were hanging out; they were all men, I could discern, all young, all alike.
John Knowles -- A Separate Peace
Atticus kept us in fits that evening, gravely reading columns of print about a man who sat on a flagpole for no discernible reason, which was reason enough for Jem to spend the following Saturday aloft in the treehouse.
Harper Lee -- To Kill a Mockingbird
But the magistrate was half blind and half childish, so he couldn’t reasonably be expected to discern what other people did.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
akin to smashing clocks together to discern their internal workings.
Dan Brown -- Angels & Demons
he was also a direct male-line descendant of Genghis Khan, though intervening generations and racial mixing had so juggled his genes that he had no discernible Mongoloid characteristics,
Douglas Adams -- The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
He looked stealthily at his companions, feeling sure that they must discern in his face evidences of this pursuit.
Stephen Crane -- The Red Badge of Courage
The will of the gods is hard to discern.
Rick Riordan -- The Son of Neptune
In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in daylight.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
...he could see nothing at all; then he began dimly to discern the green branches of pine trees, reaching through the mist.
Michael Crichton -- Jurassic Park
the floor was covered in identical cups rolling in every direction, the original impossible to discern amongst them.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
But whatever blemishes others might discern in William, to his friend’s mind he was faultless;
George Eliot -- Silas Marner
He stopped at the edge of a puddle and bent to examine his reflection, curious if he could discern what made him so different.
Christopher Paolini -- Eldest
...and no torch, or other artificial source of light was discernible;
Edgar Allan Poe -- The Fall of the House of Usher
Yet ’tis no easy matter to discern The temper of a man, his mind and will,
Sophocles -- Antigone
It was Rohleder who took the pictures that, when developed, revealed Hickock’s dusty footprints in the Clutter cellar, prints the camera could discern, though not the human eye.
Truman Capote -- In Cold Blood
Through our own recovered innocence we discern the innocence of our neighbors.
Henry David Thoreau -- Walden
In most instances, however, the thought units are clearly discernible, and the decision on how to break up a passage into such units is a matter of common sense and a feel for the rhythm of the argument.
Chaim Potok -- The Chosen
He and his wife spoke English with an accent which was only discernible through its un-English emphasis and a certain carefulness and deliberation.
Kate Chopin -- The Awakening
Hatsue studied the photograph for a long time, particularly Kabuo’s eyes and mouth, to see what she might discern there.
David Guterson -- Snow Falling on Cedars
After he had seated himself, she fixed her eyes steadfastly upon the veil, but could discern nothing of the dreadful gloom that had so overawed the multitude:
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- The Minister’s Black Veil
Disguised he came; but those his children dear Their parent soon discerned, though in disguise.
John Milton -- Paradise Lost
Cedric turns it down a barely discernible notch.
Ron Suskind -- A Hope in the Unseen
Good and ill have not changed since yesteryear. ... It is a man’s part to discern them,
J.R.R. Tolkien -- The Two Towers
her eye could not discern anything unusual
Jane Austen -- Northanger Abbey
Sophie began to discern a pattern in the deliveries:
Jostein Gaarder -- Sophie’s World
As nearly as could be discerned, the second traveller was about fifty years old, apparently in the same rank of life as Goodman Brown, and bearing a considerable resemblance to him, though perhaps more in expression than features.
Nathaniel Hawthorne -- Young Goodman Brown
But the scanty wisdom of man, on entering into an affair which looks well at first, cannot discern the poison that is hidden in it,
Nicolo Machiavelli -- The Prince
The first thing Rainsford’s eyes discerned was the largest man Rainsford had ever seen — a gigantic creature, solidly made and black-bearded to the waist.
Richard Connell -- The Most Dangerous Game
There was, discernible in the letter, a slight anti-foreign bias
Agatha Christie -- The ABC Murders
...it seemed to me that I discerned something affirmative,
William Faulkner -- The Sound and the Fury
The castle ghosts were there too, barely visible in the bright sunlight, discernible only when they moved, shimmering insubstantially in the gleaming air.
J.K. Rowling -- Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince