Definitions for palpableˈpæl pə bəl
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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"
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
Origin: [F. palpable, L. palpabilis, fr. palpare to feel, stroke; cf. palpus the soft palm of the hand.]
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A hit, a very palpable hit.
There was definitely a palpable mood change when the transfers went out.
There is palpable concern in Washington that a brief lull is only temporary.
People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization.
Popular opinions, on subjects not palpable to sense, are often true, but seldom or never the whole truth.
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Translations for palpable
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- palpableCatalan, Valencian
- αισθητός, απτός, προφανήςGreek
- käsinkosketeltava, tunnusteltava, selvä, kouriintuntuvaFinnish
- érzékelhető, tapinthatóHungarian
- evidente, palpabileItalian
- palpeerbaar, te snijden, tastbaarDutch
- прощупываемый, ясный, ощутимый, осязаемый, явный, очевидныйRussian
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