palpable


palpable
adj.
touchable, palpable (tocable).
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palpable
adjetivo
1 palpable
2 figurado (evidente) obvious, evident
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ADJ
1) [con las manos] palpable, tangible
2) (=claro, evidente) palpable, obvious, palpable
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adjetivo (claro, evidente) palpable (frml), obvious; (al tacto) palpable, tangible
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= discernible [discernable], palpable, on the ground, visible, manifest, tangible.
Nota: Para otros adjetivos terminados con este sufijo véase 'ible'.
Ex. It is the cool and perfectly proper expression of a confident professionalism, still only faintly discernible.
Ex. His manner positively carried with it a chill as palpable as that now in the street.
Ex. It is difficult to know just to what extent vague concepts like 'the flow of information in a democratic society' actually result in services on the ground.
Ex. Since a software package is to be sold it must be visible on the marketplace.
Ex. A close knowledge of the institution is also needed to distinguish between professed objectives, the official and manifest ones which appear in organizational preambles, and the practiced ones which are often latent in the operating program.
Ex. Nothing in the world is ever going to be 100 percent perfect, but computer problems are more immediate and more tangible.
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* palpable en = in evidence in.
* prueba palpable = living proof.
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adjetivo (claro, evidente) palpable (frml), obvious; (al tacto) palpable, tangible
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= discernible [discernable], palpable, on the ground, visible, manifest, tangible.
Nota: Para otros adjetivos terminados con este sufijo véase 'ible'.

Ex: It is the cool and perfectly proper expression of a confident professionalism, still only faintly discernible.

Ex: His manner positively carried with it a chill as palpable as that now in the street.
Ex: It is difficult to know just to what extent vague concepts like 'the flow of information in a democratic society' actually result in services on the ground.
Ex: Since a software package is to be sold it must be visible on the marketplace.
Ex: A close knowledge of the institution is also needed to distinguish between professed objectives, the official and manifest ones which appear in organizational preambles, and the practiced ones which are often latent in the operating program.
Ex: Nothing in the world is ever going to be 100 percent perfect, but computer problems are more immediate and more tangible.
* palpable en = in evidence in.
* prueba palpable = living proof.

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palpable
adjective
1 (claro, evidente) palpable (frml), obvious
2 (al tacto) palpable, tangible
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palpable adjetivo (claro, evidente) palpable (frml), obvious;
(al tacto) palpable, tangible
palpable adjetivo palpable
'palpable' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
aparente
English:
palpable
- tangibly
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palpable adj
1. [que se puede tocar] touchable, palpable
2. [evidente] evident, clear;
el malestar en la empresa es palpable the unease within the company is evident;
había una tensión palpable en la habitación there was a noticeably strained atmosphere in the room
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palpable
adj fig
palpable
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palpable adj
: palpable, tangible

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • palpable — [ palpabl ] adj. • fin XIVe; lat. palpabilis → palper 1 ♦ Qui peut être palpé, touché. ⇒ matériel. Kyste palpable. Par ext. Dont on peut s assurer par les sens, et spécialt par le toucher. ⇒ concret, sensible, tangible. La force « est une qualité …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Palpable — Pal pa*ble, a. [F. palpable, L. palpabilis, fr. palpare to feel, stroke; cf. palpus the soft palm of the hand.] 1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form. Shak. [1913 Webster] Darkness must overshadow all …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • palpable — The literal meaning, ‘that can be touched or felt’, is encountered in medical contexts (a palpable swelling), and is familiar from Shakespeare s line in the duel scene at the end of Hamlet: A hit, a very palpable hit. The figurative use,… …   Modern English usage

  • palpable — adjetivo 1. Que puede tocarse con las manos: Tengo un bulto palpable, toca y verás. Sinónimo: tangible. 2. (antepuesto / pospuesto) Que se puede percibir con claridad o certeza: Su estado de ansiedad era palpable. Ésa es una prueba palpable,… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • palpable — PALPABLE. adj. de tout genre. Qui se peut toucher avec la main. Tous les corps solides sont palpables. les tenebres d Egypte estoient palpables. Il signifie fig. Fort évident, fort clair. Ce que je vous dis est clair & palpable. raison palpable.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • palpable — I adjective 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,… …   Law dictionary

  • palpable — [adj1] clear, obvious apparent, appreciable, arresting, believable, blatant, certain, colorable, conspicuous, credible, detectable, discernible, distinct, evident, manifest, noticeable, observable, open, ostensible, patent, perceivable,… …   New thesaurus

  • palpable — ► ADJECTIVE 1) able to be touched or felt. 2) so intense as to be almost touched or felt: a palpable sense of loss. DERIVATIVES palpably adverb. ORIGIN Latin palpabilis, from palpare feel, touch gently …   English terms dictionary

  • palpable — Que se percibe por el tacto. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • palpable — (adj.) late 14c., that can be touched, from L.L. palpabilis that may be touched or felt, from L. palpare touch gently, stroke (see FEEL (Cf. feel) (v.)). Figurative sense of easily perceived, evident is from 1540s. Related: Palpably …   Etymology dictionary

  • palpable — 1 *perceptible, sensible, tangible, appreciable, ponderable Analogous words: *apparent, ostensible, seeming: believable, credible, colorable, *plausible Antonyms: insensible 2 plain, clear, *evident, apparent, manifest, patent, obvious, distinct… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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