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Definition of Habitable


  1. Capable of being inhabited; that may be inhabited or dwelt in; as, the habitable world.

Habitable Quotations

My own view is that being a vegetarian or vegan is not an end in itself, but a means towards reducing both human and animal suffering and leaving a habitable planet to future generations.
Peter Singer

One in 200 stars has habitable Earth-like planets surrounding it - in the galaxy, half a billion stars have Earth-like planets going around them - that's huge, half a billion. So when we look at the night sky, it makes sense that someone is looking back at us.
Michio Kaku

A house cannot be made habitable in a day; and, after all, how few days go to make up a century.
Bram Stoker

Planets that don't currently sport plate tectonics, such as Venus and Mars, are scarcely habitable. Tectonics might be a requirement of any world that aspires to a rich diversity of life.
Seth Shostak

The usual metric for whether a planet is habitable or not is to ascertain whether liquid water could exist on its surface. Most worlds will either be too cold, too hot or of a type (like Jupiter) that may have no solid surface and be swaddled in noxious gases.
Seth Shostak
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Habitable Translations

habitable in German is bewohnbar
habitable in Italian is abitabile
habitable in Norwegian is beboelig
habitable in Spanish is vividero, habitable
habitable in Swedish is beboelig
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