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palpable

PAL'PABLE, a. [L. palpor, to feel.]

1. Perceptible by the touch; that may be felt; as a palpable substance; palpable darkness.

2. Gross; coarse; easily perceived and detected; as a palpable absurdity.

3. Plain; obvious; easily perceptible; as palpable phenomena; palpable proof.



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PAL'PABLE, a. [L. palpor, to feel.]

1. Perceptible by the touch; that may be felt; as a palpable substance; palpable darkness.

2. Gross; coarse; easily perceived and detected; as a palpable absurdity.

3. Plain; obvious; easily perceptible; as palpable phenomena; palpable proof.

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.

Pal"pa*ble
  1. Capable of being touched and felt; perceptible by the touch; as, a palpable form.

    Shak.

    Darkness must overshadow all his bounds,
    Palpable darkness.
    Milton.

  2. Easily perceptible; plain; distinct; obvious; readily perceived and detected; gross; as, palpable imposture; palpable absurdity; palpable errors.

    "Three persons palpable." P. Plowman.

    [Lies] gross as a mountain, open, palpable. Shak.

    -- Pal"pa*ble*ness, n. -- Pal"pa*bly, adv.

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Palpable

PAL'PABLE, adjective [Latin palpor, to feel.]

1. Perceptible by the touch; that may be felt; as a palpable substance; palpable darkness.

2. Gross; coarse; easily perceived and detected; as a palpable absurdity.

3. Plain; obvious; easily perceptible; as palpable phenomena; palpable proof.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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MUS'TER, v.t. [L. monstro, to show.] Properly, to collect troops for review, parade and exercise; but in general, to collect or assemble troops, persons or things. The officers muster their soldiers regularly; they muster all their forces. The philosopher musters all the wise sayings of the ancients.

MUS'TER, v.i. To assemble; to meet in one place.

MUS'TER, n. [L. monstrum, a show or prodigy.]

1. An assembling of troops for review, or a review of troops under arms.

2. A register or roll of troops mustered.

Ye publish the musters of your own bands.

3. A collection, or the act of collecting.

To pass muster, to be approved or allowed.

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