Definition of PALPABLE

Adjective : PALPABLE

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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;

  • 2. (

    ) (medicine) can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor" ;

  • 3. (

    ) clearly revealed to the mind or the senses or judgment; "the effects of the drought are apparent to anyone who sees the parched fields"; "evident hostility"; "manifest disapproval"; "patent advantages"; "made his meaning plain"; "it is plain that he is no reactionary"; "in plain view"; "a palpable lie" ;

  • 4. (

    ) so intense as to be almost touched or felt; "there was a palpable sense of joy in the air" ;

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