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Adjective: palpable  pal-pu-bul
  1. (medicine) can be felt by palpation
    "a palpable tumour"
     
  2. Clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment
    "a palpable lie";
    - apparent, evident, manifest, patent, plain, unmistakable, unmistakeable
     
  3. So intense as to be almost touched or felt
    "there was a palpable sense of joy in the air"
     
  4. Capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled, touched or felt
    "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie"; "a barely palpable dust";
    - tangible

See also: intense, obvious, perceptible

Antonym: impalpable

Encyclopedia: Palpable