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Wordnet 3.0


1. so as to be palpable;
- Example: "she was palpably nervous"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Palpable \Pal"pa*ble\, a. [F. palpable, L. palpabilis, fr. palpare to feel, stroke; cf. palpus the soft palm of the hand.] 1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Darkness must overshadow all his bounds, Palpable darkness. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors. "Three persons palpable." --P. Plowman. [1913 Webster] [Lies] gross as a mountain, open, palpable. --Shak. [1913 Webster] A hit, A very palpable hit. --Shak. (Hamlet) [1913 Webster] -- Pal"pa*ble*ness, n. -- Pal"pa*bly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

palpably adv 1: so as to be palpable; "she was palpably nervous"