Non-tangible



[tan-juh-buh l] /ˈtæn dʒə bəl/

adjective
1.
capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial.
2.
real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary:
the tangible benefits of sunshine.
3.
definite; not vague or elusive:
no tangible grounds for suspicion.
4.
(of an asset) having actual physical existence, as real estate or chattels, and therefore capable of being assigned a value in monetary terms.
noun
5.
something tangible, especially a tangible asset.
/ˈtændʒəbəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being touched or felt; having real substance: a tangible object
2.
capable of being clearly grasped by the mind; substantial rather than imaginary: tangible evidence
3.
having a physical existence; corporeal: tangible assets
noun
4.
(often pl) a tangible thing or asset
adj.

1580s, “capable of being touched,” from Middle French tangible, from Late Latin tangibilis “that may be touched,” from Latin tangere “to touch” (see tangent). Sense of “material” (e.g. tangible reward) is first recorded 1610s; that of “able to be realized or dealt with” is from 1709.

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