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
1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the
touch; as, a palpable form. --Shak.
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." --P. Plowman.
[Lies] gross as a mountain, open, palpable. --Shak.
A hit, A very palpable hit. --Shak.
[1913 Webster] -- Pal"pa*ble*ness, n. -- Pal"pa*bly,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adv 1: so as to be palpable; "she was palpably nervous"