palpable(redirected from palpation)
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Related to palpation: motion palpation
Easily perceptible, plain, obvious, readily visible, noticeable, patent, distinct, manifest.
The term palpable usually refers to some type of egregious wrong, such as a governmental error or abuse of power.
palpableadjective able to be felt, able to be handled, able to be touched, apparent, bold, certain, clear, clear-cut, conspicuous, crystal clear, definite, detectable, discernible, disclosed, discoverable, distinct, easily perceived, easily seen, evidens, evident, exhibited, explicit, glaring, in evidence, indisputable, indubitable, lucid, manifest, manifestus, marked, notable, noticeable, observable, overt, patent, perceivable, perceptible, perspicuous, plain, prominent, pronounced, readily perceived, readily seen, recognizable, revealed, salient, seeable, self-evident, stark, striking, tactile, tangible, touchable, tractabilis, uncontestable, uncovered, uncurtained, undoubtable, unequivocal, unhidden, unmasked, unmistakable, unobscured, unquestionable, unshrouded, unveiled, visible
See also: actual, apparent, appreciable, arrant, bodily, clear, coherent, comprehensible, concrete, corporal, corporeal, definite, distinct, evident, lucid, manifest, material, obvious, overt, pellucid, perceivable, perceptible, physical, ponderable, sensible, substantive, tangible, unmistakable