Definitions for palpableˈpæl pə bəl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pal•pa•bleˈpæl pə bəl(adj.)
readily or plainly seen or perceived; obvious.
capable of being touched or felt; tangible.
Origin of palpable:
1350–1400; < LL palpābilis that can be touched <palpā(re) to stroke, touch, palpate1
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"
can be felt by palpation
"a palpable tumor"
Capable of being touched, felt or handled; touchable, tangible.
Obvious or easily perceived; noticeable.
That can be detected by palpation.
Origin: From palpable and its source, palpabilis.
capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form
easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors