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Main Entry: 1tan·gi·ble
Pronunciation: 'tan-j&-b&l
Function: adjective
Etymology: Late Latin tangibilis, from Latin tangere to touch
Date: 1589
1 a : capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch : PALPABLE b : substantially real : MATERIAL
2 : capable of being precisely identified or realized by the mind <her grief was tangible>
3 : capable of being appraised at an actual or approximate value <tangible assets>
synonym see PERCEPTIBLE
- tan·gi·bil·i·ty /"tan-j&-'bi-l&-tE/ noun
- tan·gi·ble·ness /'tan-j&-b&l-n&s/ noun
- tan·gi·bly /-blE/ adverb
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