"tangible" in the adjective sense
1. tangible, touchable
perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch
"skin with a tangible roughness"
2. real, tangible
capable of being treated as fact
"his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value
"tangible property like real estate"
"tangible assets such as machinery"
4. palpable, tangible
capable of being perceived 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
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