One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Able to be found or discovered.‘the roots of his difficulties are easily traceable’
- ‘It was revealed that cannabis was traceable in the body for a minimum of six hours after smoking it.’
- ‘There was a barely traceable hint of jealousy in his voice.’
- ‘Researchers provide volunteers with a food or beverage that's spiked with a traceable form of magnesium.’
- ‘The benefits for buyers are substantial price savings, plus a traceable and transparent sourcing process.’
- ‘She's the eldest daughter of a powerful family with a long traceable heritage.’
- 1.1 Able to be followed on its course or to its origin.‘she noticed the easily traceable tracks her horse left’‘the fault is directly traceable to my office’
- ‘Gangs sold equipment abroad because it was less traceable.’
- ‘Make sure that any test data being used does not expose real information traceable to real customers.’
- ‘The meat was traceable to the farm level.’
- ‘Spam is increasingly not being sent from a single traceable mail system.’
- ‘The book, although published in the 1920s, has roots traceable to 1850.’
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