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audible
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
capable of being heard
  • "He'll do," said Bildad, eyeing me, and then went on spelling away at his book in a mumbling tone quite audible.
    Chapters 16-18 -- The Ship; The Ramadan; His Mark (37% in)
  • "Steelkilt here hissed out something, inaudible to all but the Captain; who, to the amazement of all hands, started back, paced the deck rapidly two or three times, and then suddenly throwing down his rope, said, 'I won't do it—let him go—cut him down: d'ye hear?'
    Chapters 52-54 -- The Albatross; The Gam; The Town-Ho's Story (77% in)
  • The spoken words that are inaudible among the flying spindles; those same words are plainly heard without the walls, bursting from the opened casements.
    Chapters 100-102 -- The Pequod meets….; The Decanter; A Bower in the Arsacides (88% in)

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