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- 1. tangible (vs. intangible), touchable, tactile, tactual, concrete
- usage: perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch; "skin with a tangible roughness"
- 2. real, tangible, concrete (vs. abstract)
- usage: capable of being treated as fact; "tangible evidence"; "his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"
- 3. tangible (vs. intangible), real, realizable
- usage: (of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value ; "tangible property like real estate"; "tangible assets such as machinery"
- 4. palpable (vs. impalpable), tangible, perceptible, perceptible
- usage: 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--palpable as cotton"; "a palpable lie"
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