capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial.
real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary:
the tangible benefits of sunshine.
definite; not vague or elusive:
no tangible grounds for suspicion.
(of an asset) having actual physical existence, as real estate or chattels, and therefore capable of being assigned a value in monetary terms.
something tangible, especially a tangible asset.
capable of being touched or felt; having real substance: a tangible object
capable of being clearly grasped by the mind; substantial rather than imaginary: tangible evidence
having a physical existence; corporeal: tangible assets
(often pl) a tangible thing or asset
noun 1. a seaport in N Morocco, on the W Strait of Gibraltar: capital of the former Tangier Zone. adjective, tangier, tangiest. 1. having a tang. noun 1. a port in N Morocco, on the Strait of Gibraltar: a Phoenician trading post in the 15th century bc; a neutral international zone (1923–56); made the summer […]
- Tangier disease
Tangier disease Tan·gier disease (tān-jēr’) n. An inheritable disorder of lipid metabolism characterized by almost complete absence from plasma of high-density lipoproteins, by storage of cholesterol esters in foam cells, and by enlargement of the liver, spleen, and lymph nodes. Also called familial high-density lipoprotein disease.
noun 1. a former internationalized zone on the Strait of Gibraltar: became a part of Morocco 1956. Compare Morocco (def 1).
adjective, tangier, tangiest. 1. having a tang. adjective tangier, tangiest 1. having a pungent, fresh, or briny flavour or aroma: a tangy sea breeze