Meaning of tangible

tan•gi•ble

Pronunciation: (tan'ju-bul), [key]
— adj.
  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.
—n.
  1. something tangible, esp. a tangible asset.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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