What does the word readable mean?

Usage examples for readable

  1. The point from which we pushed off at ten o'clock on the morning of October twenty- fourth must have been only a little below that at which Lieutenant Symons launched the batteau for his historic voyage to the mouth of the Snake in 1881. Forty years have gone by since that memorable undertaking, yet Symons' report is to- day not only the most accurate description of an upper Columbia voyage that has ever been written, but also the most readable. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  2. The half sheet of paper, readable at last, had enslaved him then and there. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels