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 tangible tangible

adj

  • () perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch  ( touchable, tangible )
    perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
     skin with a tangible roughness
    skin with a tangible roughness
  • capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt  ( tangible, palpable )
    capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
     a barely palpable dust
    a barely palpable dust
     felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
    felt sudden anger in a palpable wave
     the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
    the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton
     a palpable lie
    a palpable lie
  • (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value  ( tangible )
    (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
     tangible property like real estate
    tangible property like real estate
     tangible assets such as machinery
    tangible assets such as machinery
  • () capable of being treated as fact  ( tangible, real )
    capable of being treated as fact
     tangible evidence
    tangible evidence
     his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor
    his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor