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- 1. palpable (vs. impalpable), tangible, perceptible, perceptible
- usage: capable of being perceived; 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"; "a palpable lie"
- 2. palpable, perceptible (vs. imperceptible)
- usage: can be felt by palpation; "a palpable tumor"
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