Definitions for tangible
ˈtæn dʒə bəltan·gi·ble
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tangible.
perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
"skin with a tangible roughness"
capable of being treated as fact
"tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
(of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
"tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"
capable of being perceived; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt
"a barely palpable dust"; "felt sudden anger in a palpable wave"; "the air was warm and close--palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie"
real or concrete results
Yes, but what are the tangibles?
touchable; able to be touched or felt; perceptible by the sense of touch; palpable
possible to be treated as fact; real or concrete
comprehensible by the mind; understandable
Etymology: Latin tangibilis, from tangere, "to touch".
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Perceptible by the touch.
Etymology: from tango, Lat.
Tangible bodies have no pleasure in the consort of air, but endeavour to subact it into a more dense body. Francis Bacon.
By the touch, the tangible qualities of bodies are discerned, as hard, soft, smooth. John Locke.
Tangibility is the property of being able to be perceived by touch. A commonplace understanding of "tangibility" renders it as an attribute allowing something to be perceptible to the senses. In criminal law, one of the elements of an offense of larceny is that the stolen property must be tangible. In the context of intellectual property, expression in tangible form is one of the requirements for copyright protection. In the context of international tax law, article 5(1) of the OECD Model Tax Treaty requires to date a permanent establishment to consist of a tangible place of business. This is problematic concerning the taxation of the Digital Economy. In the context of trade, "tangibles" are physical goods (as opposed to "intangible" services and software).
perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable
capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tan′ji-bl, adj. perceptible by the touch: capable of being possessed or realised.—ns. Tangib′ilē, a tactile sensation or object; Tangibil′ity, quality of being tangible or perceptible to the touch; Tan′gibleness, the state or quality of being tangible.—adv. Tan′gibly. [L. tangibilis—tangĕre.]
Capable of seeing the result.
The organizational policies for employees give tangible results at their review.
Submitted by MaryC on March 13, 2020
The numerical value of tangible in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of tangible in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Amongst people in cities that have more access to foreign information and are the most switched on, there is likely more ambivalence or even cynicism over the use of precious resources for things that bring no tangible benefit to the people and cause worsening relations with the outside world.
I would have loved to have kept it, i was definitely bummed that I won’t be able to keep that or have a tangible artifact or anything like that from the wedding.
It's just one way President Biden's infrastructure law is making a real tangible impact on the ground where people live, that is exactly what building a better America looks like.
Cash was the best way to teach financial literacy because it's so tangible and so easy to grasp, now money is being transferred through some kind of cyberspace, which is really abstract and hard for anyone to understand.
By regulating ghost guns as what they are -- firearms, President Biden is reducing a driver of gun violence in our communities and building on his historic funding for community violence prevention. This rule will have an immediate and tangible impact.
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- tangibleCatalan, Valencian
- begreifbar, fassbar, erfassbar, erfühlbar, konkret, greifbarGerman
- todellinen, ymmärrettävä, kouriintuntuvaFinnish
- tanxíbel, tanxibleGalician
- concreet, tastbaar, begrijpelijkDutch
- konkret, håndgripelig, forståelig, følbar, begripelig, fattbarNorwegian
- namacalny, zrozumiały, dotykalny, konkretnyPolish
- palpabil, tangibilRomanian
- конкретный, понятный, заметный, осязаемый, ощутимый, реальныйRussian
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