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comprĕhensĭbĭlis (conp- ), e, adj. comprehendo,
I.that can be seized or laid hold of (very rare; prob. first used by Cic.).
I. Prop.: “comprehensibile et solidum corpus,Lact. 7, 12, 2.—As subst.: comprĕ-hensĭbĭle , is, n. (opp. incomprehensibile), Tert. Apol. 48.—
II. Trop. *
A. Perceptible by the senses, evident: “comprehensibilia oculis foramina,Sen. Q. N. 6, 24, 1.—*
B. Perceptible to the mind, conceivable, intelligible: id autem visum, cum ipsum per se cerneretur, comprehensibile, feretis haec? Nos vero, inquit, quonam enim modo καταληπτόν diceres? etc., * Cic. Ac. 1, 11, 41: “natura non comprehensibilis,Cels. 1 pr. § “46: causae,Arn. 1, p. 37.
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