Capable of being accepted
Capable of being allowed
This is generally assumed to be the case in mathematical problems, but the assumption is admissible only in rough work, or if the temperature difference is small.
How far, then, is such defence or explanation admissible and satisfactory?
The first paper of Maxwell's in which an attempt at an admissible physical theory of electromagnetism was made was communicated to the Royal Society in 1867.
If compact ("roll") sulphur is wanted the distillation is made to go on at the quickest admissible rate.
It is still admissible, however, to doubt whether the hateful consequence does not follow consistently from the theory laid down.