- palos hills,
- palos verdes estates,
- palpatory percussion
Origin of palpable
Examples from the Web for palpably
It's a punch to the gut for Barb, and her pain is palpably felt here, and the line at the end—"Your 15 minutes are up."
So if what Reid said was palpably true, why is he in so much trouble?
The mood inside the West Wing late Friday was cautiously, but palpably, optimistic about securing a Copenhagen deal.
The campaign this time around is palpably tenser and the atmosphere is hotter.
Kenly's bugles rang out again, palpably alarmed, shrilly insistent.The Long Roll|Mary Johnston
But when his eyes fell upon the superb figure of Esther, he was palpably surprised.The Quiver 3/1900|Anonymous
Nelson never attempted to carry out a mere reckless and palpably useless feat for the purpose of show.Drake, Nelson and Napoleon|Walter Runciman
There was palpably a moment's hesitation before the spokesman replied: "Watt Wyatt; died day 'fore yestiddy."His Unquiet Ghost|Charles Egbert Craddock (AKA Mary Noailles Murfree)
The troops invading France were palpably no more than the advanced guards of Prussia and Austria.
Word Origin for palpable
late 14c., "that can be touched," from Late Latin palpabilis "that may be touched or felt," from Latin palpare "touch gently, stroke" (see feel (v.)). Figurative sense of "easily perceived, evident" also is from late 14c. Related: Palpably.