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English adjective: palpable

1. palpable capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt


SamplesA barely palpable dust.
Felt sudden anger in a palpable wave.
The air was warm and close--palpable as cotton.
A palpable lie.


Synonymstangible


Similarperceptible


See alsoperceptible


Antonymsimpalpable

2. palpable can be felt by palpation


SamplesA palpable tumor.


Similarperceptible


Domain categorymedical specialty, medicine


Antonymsimperceptible, unperceivable









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