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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tan·gi·ble /ˈtænʤəbəl/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tan·gi·ble a.
 1. Perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable.
 2. Capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident. “A tangible blunder.”
    Direct and tangible benefit to ourselves and others.   --Southey.
 -- Tan*gi*ble*ness, n. -- Tan*gi*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch;
             "skin with a tangible roughness" [ant: intangible]
      2: possible to be treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his
         brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to
         the poor" [syn: real]
      3: (of especially business assets) having physical substance
         and intrinsic monetary value ; "tangible property like
         real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery" [ant: intangible]
      4: capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind;
         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"
         [syn: palpable] [ant: impalpable]
      5: having substance or material existence; perceptible to the
         senses; "a physical manifestation"; "surrounded by
         tangible objects" [syn: physical, touchable]