Definition for PAL'PA-BLE

PAL'PA-BLE, a. [Fr. from L. palpor, to feel; It. palpabile.]

  1. Perceptible by the touch; that may be felt; as, a palpable substance; palpable darkness. – Shak.
  2. Gross; coarse; easily perceived and detected; as, a palpable absurdity. – Tillotson.
  3. Plain; obvious; easily perceptible; as, palpable phenomena: palpable proof. – Hooker. Glanville.

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