• WordNet 3.6
    • adj certifiable capable of being guaranteed or certified "a certifiable fact"
    • adj certifiable fit to be certified as insane (and treated accordingly)
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher
    • certifiable Capable of being certified or attested: as, certifiable results.
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In literature:

I hereby certify that this is a corpse before me, and authorise that he may be sent home to his friends for Christian burial.
"Paddy Finn" by W. H. G. Kingston
I can do no more than certify the cause of death.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
What made it more ridiculous was the facility with which everybody found a witness to certify his loss.
"Travels and Adventures of Monsieur Violet" by Captain Marryat
The red-faced man certified that his wallet contained nine dollars and sixty-two cents, which was found to be correct.
"Fame and Fortune" by Horatio Alger, Jr.
A letter from the authorities of Sarawak certified that they were honest men.
"The Battery and the Boiler" by R.M. Ballantyne
It can't be certified now, since the bank is closed.
"Halsey & Co." by H. K. Shackleford
The doctor certified that life was extinct.
"The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII." by Guy de Maupassant
Sin Sin itself is renowned for its water-melons, and I, too, can humbly certify to their excellence.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
The evidence, no more than what had been published, was certified to this committee.
"Spring Street" by James H. Richardson
And yet, when all this is said and certified, Dickens is more right than Carlyle.
"Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens" by G. K. Chesterton
Aletha has the records and has certified them.
"Sand Doom" by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
He furthermore certified that all the Osbaldistones had been Papists and Jacobites from the time of William the Conquerer.
"Red Cap Tales" by Samuel Rutherford Crockett
Old Cap'n Blackbeard would have cheerfully certified to the eminent fitness of many of them for conscienceless deeds of derring-do.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
An invoice of his goods was presented to the agent, who had to certify to its correctness.
"Old Fort Snelling" by Marcus L. Hansen
And this,' certifies the narrator, 'I know to be true, by the relation of divers honest men of that parish.
"The Superstitions of Witchcraft" by Howard Williams
He could, indeed, certify to himself that the drawing of the features was correct enough.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873" by Various
The majestic growth of the timber certified that the soil is generally good, although the crops were off the ground.
"Diary in America, Series One" by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
Its presence can be certified only by the passage of its microscopic eggs or of the entire worm.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
My passport is brought out of an inner room, certified to be en regle.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
These are to certify that Duncan Nicol, Hugh Fraser, Alex.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean

In poetry:

Alas, that neither bonds nor vows
Can certify possession;
Torments me still the fear that love
Died in its last expression.
"The Amulet" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Unbidden still the awful slope
Walling us in we climb to gain
Assurance of the shining plain
That faith has certified to hope.
"The Death Of Grant" by Ambrose Bierce
When brothers part for manhood's race,
What gift may most endearing prove
To keep fond memory its her place,
And certify a brother's love?
"St. Andrew's Day" by John Keble
I winna say it is untrue
What's certified o' me by you,
If ilka ane their duty'd do
As quick an' weel,
As I, my certie! they'd get through,
Spite o' the De'il.
"Answer to Burn's Address To The De'il" by Nora Pembroke
I—'ave—marched—six—weeks in 'Ell an' certify
It—is—not—fire—devils, dark, or anything,
But boots—boots—boots—boots—movin' up an' down again,
An' there's no discharge in the war!
"Boots" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

Blodgett School is about to become the second school in the city to have a National Board certified teacher on its staff.
Guiness has certified the Worlds Largest Crocodile .
Emerson Process Management announces that Micro Motion meters have been certified by the Nederlands Meetinstituut (NMi), and approved for custody transfer measurement of cryogenic fluids, such as Liquid Natural Gas (LNG).
Cheese Pros Hope to Get Certified.
As of this fall, Wolbeck's entire farm, including 223 acres of tillable land and 60 dairy cows, is certified organic.
Starting this year, deaf Dalmatians may be certified as therapy dogs, the American Kennel Club has ruled.
Kptm.com Balance Bar Is First To Launch Dark Chocolate Nutrition Energy Bars Made With Cocoa From Rainforest Alliance Certified™ Farms.
Where a defendant has moved to decertify the class represented by two named plaintiffs and certified by this court's June 24, 2010 decision in Donovan v Philip Morris USA, Inc, 268 F.R.D.
This was written by National Board-certified educator Anthony Cody, who taught science for 18 years in inner-city Oakland and now works with a team of science teacher-coaches that supports novice teachers.
Today, it offers more than 75 varieties of USDA-certified organic, sustainably grown teas and herbal infusions.
It has also decided to drop the E-Scale DOE will continue to require, however, that a rating must take place on a DOE Challenge Home by a certified RESNET HERS Rater.
President Doug Myers, MD, says many physicians choose not to become board certified.
He urged the house to make a strong statement that no doctor should lose a license for not being board certified.
Robert Dunlap, a certified sex educator from California, gets three or four requests a day from couples expressing an interest in and even seeking coaching for the latest trend in kink.
Dr Nancy Lee Silverberg, a board-certified Newport Beach dermatologist , performs a wide variety of cosmetic dermatological procedures at Silverberg Surgical & Medical Group.

In science:

For such applications, Accelerated Tests (ATs) are used in manufacturing industries to assess or demonstrate component and subsystem reliability, to certify components, to detect failure modes so that they can be corrected, to compare different manufacturers, and so forth.
A Review of Accelerated Test Models
Although this fact is not yet proved, there are conditional results which certify the truth of the statement.
Small primitive roots and malleability of RSA moduli
Finding and certifying a large hidden clique in a semirandom graph.
On combinatorial testing problems
Indeed, this gives an alternate way to understand our test as a method of using bipartite separability to certify k-partite separability.
Testing product states, quantum Merlin-Arthur games and tensor optimisation
In order to certify that a global maximum has been reached, for each α/β , we ran the CG method for samples of sizes of 103 , 104 , and 105 .
Optimal measurement bases for Bell-tests based on the CH-inequality
In other words, it is fundamentally impossible to certify that a given system is in a particular quantum state σ : the only thing we can aim for is to certify that all the data collected in the experiment is compatible with the hypothesis that we sampled from the state σ .
Quantum Chi-Squared and Goodness of Fit Testing
Exactly the same problem is present in classical statistics : it is impossible to certify that one is sampling from a given distribution, but one can only gain confidence that the samples are compatible or not with the fact that they are taken from a given distribution.
Quantum Chi-Squared and Goodness of Fit Testing
A planarity test can be made certifying in the sense of by augmenting its yes/no-output with a planar embedding if the input graph is planar and a Kuratowskisubdivision otherwise.
A Planarity Test via Construction Sequences
Although the algorithm is somewhat involved, it is certifying and an implementation has already been made publicly available . A construction sequence C can be obtained from C ′ by a simple linear-time transformation as pointed out in .
A Planarity Test via Construction Sequences
Implementation of Schmidt’s algorithm for certifying triconnectivity testing.
A Planarity Test via Construction Sequences
Certifying the restricted isometry property is hard.
Optimal detection of sparse principal components in high dimension
Finding and certifying a large hidden clique in a semirandom graph.
Optimal detection of sparse principal components in high dimension
The companies under study are a CMMI 5 certified software industry, which functions with business application projects.
Analysis of Test Efficiency during Software Development Process
This measurement model is essential, not just for quantum state tomography, but also to certify state characteristics like entanglement via entanglement witnesses or in applications like quantum key distribution to prove security in the calibrated device scenario .
Detection of systematic errors in quantum experiments
Ramanujan had already found, working in isolation, the functional equation of the zeta function, independently of all this development, as Hardy could later certify.
Zeta function regularization in Casimir effect calculations and J.S. Dowker's contribution