1. [syn: tangibility, tangibleness, palpability]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tangible \Tan"gi*ble\, a. [L. tangibilis, fr. tangere to touch:
cf. F. tangible. See Tangent.]
1. Perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable. --Bacon.
2. Capable of being possessed or realized; readily
apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident. "A
tangible blunder." --Byron.
Direct and tangible benefit to ourselves and others.
[1913 Webster] -- Tan"gi*ble*ness, n. -- Tan"gi*bly,
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: the quality of being perceivable by touch [syn:
tangibility, tangibleness, palpability] [ant:
impalpability, intangibility, intangibleness]