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pal·pa·ble

 (păl′pə-bəl)
adj.
1.
a. Capable of being handled, touched, or felt; tangible: "Anger rushed out in a palpable wave through his arms and legs" (Herman Wouk).
b. Medicine Capable of being felt by palpating: a palpable tumor.
2. Easily perceived; obvious: "There was a palpable sense of expectation in the court" (Nelson DeMille). See Synonyms at perceptible.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin palpābilis, from Latin palpāre, to touch gently; see pāl- in Indo-European roots.]

pal′pa·bil′i·ty n.
pal′pa·bly adv.
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palpable

(ˈpælpəbəl)
adj
1. (usually prenominal) easily perceived by the senses or the mind; obvious: the excuse was a palpable lie.
2. capable of being touched; tangible
3. (Medicine) med capable of being discerned by the sense of touch: a palpable tumour.
[C14: from Late Latin palpābilis that may be touched, from Latin palpāre to stroke, touch]
ˌpalpaˈbility, ˈpalpableness n
ˈpalpably adv
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pal•pa•ble

(ˈpæl pə bəl)

adj.
1. readily or plainly seen or perceived; obvious.
2. capable of being touched or felt; tangible.
[1350–1400; < Late Latin palpābilis that can be touched <palpā(re) to stroke, touch, palpate1]
pal`pa•bil′i•ty, pal′pa•ble•ness, n.
pal′pa•bly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.palpable - capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; "a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie"
perceptible - capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptible limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior"
impalpable - imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream"
2.palpable - can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
perceptible - capable of being perceived by the mind or senses; "a perceptible limp"; "easily perceptible sounds"; "perceptible changes in behavior"
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palpable

adjective obvious, apparent, patent, clear, plain, visible, evident, manifest, open, blatant, conspicuous, unmistakable, salient The tension between them is palpable.
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palpable

adjective
1. Discernible by touch:
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palpable

[ˈpælpəbl] ADJ
1. (= tangible) → palpable
2. (fig) [lie, mistake] → obvio, patente
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palpable

[ˈpælpəbəl] adj
[feeling, tension] → palpable
There was a palpable sense of relief → Le sentiment de soulagement était palpable.
There was a palpable tension in the air → Il y avait dans l'air une tension palpable.
(= obvious) [lie, nonsense] → manifeste
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palpable

adj
greifbar; (Med) → tastbar, palpabel (spec)
(= clear) lie, erroroffensichtlich; nonsensevollkommen; injusticegrob
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palpable

[ˈpælpəbl] adj (lie, mistake) → palese, evidente
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pal·pa·ble

a. palpable.
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References in classic literature ?
Upon this every soul was confounded; for the phenomenon just then observed by Ahab had unaccountably escaped every one else; but its very blinding palpableness must have been the cause.
; but its very blinding palpableness must have been the cause
The December 24 issue of The New Republic carried an edited version of a letter from Chomsky contradicting Peretz's allegations, and a blustering reply by "the editors" which maintains that the utterly imaginary libel threat had "palpableness," that Chomsky's letters to Bullock were "bullying" and, preposterously, that it is unusual for a publisher to seek legal advice.