pal·pa·ble /ˈpælpəbəl/ 形容詞
1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.
Darkness must overshadow all his bounds,
Palpable darkness. --Milton.
2. Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors. “Three persons palpable.”
[Lies] gross as a mountain, open, palpable. --Shak.
A hit, A very palpable hit. --Shak. (Hamlet)
-- Pal*pa*ble*ness, n. -- Pal*pa*bly, adv.
adj 1: 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" [syn: tangible] [ant: impalpable]
2: can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"