indetectable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

in- +‎ detectable

Adjective[edit]

indetectable ‎(comparative more indetectable, superlative most indetectable)

  1. Not detectable.
    • 1997 November 7, James Glanz, “ASTROPHYSICS: X-rays Hint at Space Pirouette”, in Science[1], volume 278, number 5340, DOI:10.1126/science.278.5340.1012b, pages 1012-1013:
      Being off kilter is crucial to detecting frame dragging: Within the plane, dragging would produce only indetectable changes in the disk's speed.
    • 1999 October 22, Robert Vassar et al., “{Beta}-Secretase Cleavage of Alzheimer's Amyloid Precursor Protein by the Transmembrane Aspartic Protease BACE”, in Science[2], volume 286, number 5440, DOI:10.1126/science.286.5440.735, pages 735-741:
      We first isolated the 12-kD swC99 band, which is nearly indetectable in cells transfected with vector alone (Fig. 5 G).

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Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

indetectable m, f ‎(plural indetectables)

  1. undetectable