• WordNet 3.6
    • adj noticeable capable or worthy of being perceived "noticeable shadows under her eyes","noticeable for its vivid historical background","a noticeable lack of friendliness"
    • adj noticeable undesirably noticeable "the obtrusive behavior of a spoiled child","equally obtrusive was the graffiti"
    • adj noticeable capable of being detected "after a noticeable pause the lecturer continued"
    • adj noticeable readily noticed "a noticeable resemblance"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

THE BULLFROG IN ITS NATURAL SURROUNDINGS See Snake, Turtle and Dragonfly and notice the tongue of the frog. Habitat Group in Museum of Natural History THE BULLFROG IN ITS NATURAL SURROUNDINGS See Snake, Turtle and Dragonfly and notice the tongue of the frog. Habitat...
The giant bird did not seem to notice its burden at all The giant bird did not seem to notice its burden at all

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Popsicle was invented by 11 year-old Frank Epperson in 1905. He left his drink outside with a stir stick in it and he noticed that it had frozen. He applied for a patent in 1923 and named it "Epsicle." The name was later changed to Popsicle
    • a Noticeable Capable of being observed; worthy of notice; likely to attract observation; conspicuous. "A noticeable man, with large gray eyes."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Frisbee got its name from William Russel Frisbee, who was a pie baker. He used to sell his pies in a thin tin pan, which had Frisbee written on it. When Walter Frederick Morrison thought of the idea of making saucer like disks to play catch, he visited the campus of Yale and noticed people there were using the pie pan to play catch so he therefore renamed his invention to Frisbee
    • noticeable Capable of being noticed or observed.
    • noticeable Worthy of notice or observation; likely to attract attention.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Swiss engineer George de Mestral, who got the idea after noticing burrs were sticking to his pants after his regular walks through the woods, invented Velcro.
    • adj Noticeable that can be noticed: worthy of notice: likely to be noticed
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  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    “To give without any reward, or any notice, has a special quality of its own.”
  • Vash Young
    Vash Young
    “I have always noticed that a man who gives the most for the money, gets the most business.”
  • Evan Esar
    Evan Esar
    “Housework is what a woman does that nobody notices unless she hasn't done it.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
    “A traveler of taste will notice that the wise are polite all over the world, but the fool only at home.”
  • Don Marquis
    “Did you ever notice that when a politician does get an idea he usually gets it all wrong.”
  • Oliver Cromwell
    “The State, in choosing men to serve it, takes no notice of their opinions. If they be willing faithfully to serve it, that satisfies.”


I hereby give notice of my intention - Hereby is used sometimes in formal, official declarations and statements to give greater force to the speaker' or the writer's affirmation. People will say it sometimes to emphasise their sincerity and correctness.


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. notitianoscĕre, notum, to know.


In literature:

The aunts noticed them, were dismayed, and immediately wrote to the Princess Elena Ivanovna, Nekhludoff's mother.
"The Awakening" by Leo Nikoleyevich Tolstoy
Her mother seemed to take no further notice; she turned her face to the wall.
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Did you ever pass a farm home in the winter that was protected by a good evergreen grove and notice how beautiful it looked?
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
But the elder brother had another reason for not noticing the beauty of the scene.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
It was scarcely possible not to have been noticed.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
Robert noticed the bustling life of Albany with approval.
"The Sun Of Quebec" by Joseph A. Altsheler
No one took any notice of him, for he did nothing worthy of notice.
"The Loom of Youth" by Alec Waugh
The very summit of Monte Generoso must not be left without a word of notice.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Although he did not see what Charmian had done to her face, he noticed change in her.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Well, probably they did, but not so as he could notice it and take off his battered old hat.
"Rimrock Jones" by Dane Coolidge

In poetry:

If heard in close or meadow plots
It flies if we pursue
But follows if we notice not
The close and meadow through
"The Landrail" by John Clare
Observe these Pirates bold and gay,
That sail a gory sea:
Notice their bright expression:--
The handsome one is me.
"Of The Dangers Attending Altruism On The High Seas." by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
All my desire to thee is known,
Thine eye counts every tear;
And every sigh, and every groan,
Is noticed by thine ear.
"Psalm 38" by Isaac Watts
A-watchin' how the sea behaves
For hours and hours I sit;
And I know the sea is full o' waves —
I've often noticed it.
"Meditations Of A Mariner" by Wallace Irwin
But where their sightless eyes stare out
Beyond life's vanished toys,
I've noticed nearly all the dead
Were hardly more than boys."
"Two Sides Of War (All Wars)" by Henry Grantland Rice
It of a sudden comes, beware!
And gives no notice to prepare:
Be then each moment on thy guard,
Lest it shou'd catch thee unprepar'd.
"A Warning To The Welsh, To Repent, Wrote At The Time A Great Plague Rag'd In London" by Rees Prichard

In news:

So this video is about four month's old, but just recently people started noticing how banging this chicks booty is, causing it to go viral.
There are artists whose work is much loved in Europe but barely noticed in this country.
If you notice any, discard the feed.
UConn Salary Bloat Wins National Notice.
While trimming back frosted foliage this past weekend, I noticed quite a few annuals and perennials that had survived the fall freezes.
Notice something different about the Citizen today.
2013 BUDGET HEARING NOTICE, Bois de Sioux Watershed District.
PITY the revolutionary who, in a leap of faith, takes a brave and principled stand, possibly at great financial risk — and yet nobody seems to notice.
WW Editor's Protest Gets Noticed.
Demi Moore and Bruce Willis ' spawn offered up the idea to the salon owners, when she noticed that there were several blowout bars, but no braid bars.
If you bought a new Toyota car or truck in the past few years, you could be getting a recall notice.
According to Leslie Bicknell of Albuquerque, NM, she noticed two children in a minivan when she pulled into a parking space at a local strip mall.
I was walking in to Liquor Mart on Holleman last Saturday afternoon when I noticed a guy.
It's a pretty broad spectrum," says Nelson noticing the pun and adds laughing, "That went right by me.".
They are starting a lineage and NBA teams are noticing, of course the Cavs drafted Ejike Ugboaja in the second round this year.

In science:

Notice that the heaviest D-string is the one with a single unit of F-string winding.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
Notice that this procedure yields only branes which are not wrapped on the null circle.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
Notice that one can also consider states with more than one type of brane present.
IIA/B, Wound and Wrapped
Rather, we noticed a strong tendency towards spontaneous crystallization.
Phase Behavior of a Simple Model for Membrane Proteins
A = X1≤k≤ℓ≤n Notice that ekℓ − eℓk and i(ekℓ + eℓk ) ∈ k = su(n) and that [ekℓ − eℓk , z ] = (zℓ − zk )(ekℓ + eℓk ) ∈ p = Hn 1The corresponding compact symmetric space is given by (SU (n) × SU (n))/SU (n). 2 ekℓ is the n × n matrix with all zeroes, except for 1 at the (k , ℓ)th entry.
Integrable Lattices: Random Matrices and Random Permutations