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Posted on: Apr 16, 2009 04:00PM - edited Apr 17, 2009 05:27AM by Smitten

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Apr 16, 2009 04:30PM lexislove wrote:

I think it means that the tech could "feel" something, by touch.

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Apr 16, 2009 05:40PM awb wrote:

palp means palpable, that something can be felt. (but LOTS of things that can be felt are benign!)

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Apr 16, 2009 07:46PM - edited Apr 17, 2009 05:26AM by Smitten

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