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. Southey.

-- Tan"gi*ble*ness, n. -- Tan"gi*bly, adv.

 

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