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impalpable adj
1 incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch; "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans [syn: intangible] [ant: tangible]
2 imperceptible to the senses or the mind; "an impalpable cloud"; "impalpable shadows"; "impalpable distinctions"; "as impalpable as a dream" [ant: palpable]
3 not perceptible to the touch; "an impalpable pulse"

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  1. Not able to be perceived by the senses (especially by touch); intangible or insubstantial


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