|1.||(usually prenominal) easily perceived by the senses or the mind; obvious: the excuse was a palpable lie|
|2.||capable of being touched; tangible|
|3.||med capable of being discerned by the sense of touch: a palpable tumour|
|[C14: from Late Latin palpābilis that may be touched, from Latin palpāre to stroke, touch]|
palpable pal·pa·ble (pāl'pə-bəl)
Perceptible to touch; capable of being palpated.