|a.||1.||Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; |
|2.||Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; |
|Adj.||1.||palpable - 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"|
impalpable - imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream"
|2.||palpable - can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"|