An example of palpable is tension so thick in a room you can feel it.
His pain was almost palpable, and she couldn't help feeling it was too raw for him to fake.
There was palpable tension in the room.
It is true that he made an ostensible offer on the franchise question, but that proposal was made dependent on so many conditions that it was a palpable sham.
There was a palpable sense of panic.
The liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder were not palpable.