|1.||[ adjective ] capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; 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"
|Related terms:||impalpable obvious perceptible|
|2.||[ adjective ] (medicine) can be felt by palpation|
"a palpable tumor"
|Related terms:||medicine perceptible|