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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pal·pa·ble a.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv : so as to be palpable; "she was palpably nervous"