- intake manifold,
- intake valve,
- integer vitae,
Origin of intangible
Examples from the Web for intangible
Indeed, in 2011 UNESCO received a formal petition to declare Latin and Greek an “intangible heritage of humanity.”The Classics are Dead! Long Live the Classics! Mary Beard’s New Book|Nick Romeo|September 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The touted gains of attack are intangible, while its downside is real and grave.
Does coming to terms with the past require the destruction of its effects, tangible or intangible?Spain’s Ghosts: The Fight Over the Memories of War|James McAuley|September 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In fact, intellectual property and, more broadly, intangible assets now dominate American business.New Calculations of U.S. GDP Finally Take Research and Development Into Account|Robert Shapiro|August 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was just working on an essay where I was talking about the intangible value of darkness.Is Light Pollution the Easiest Environmental Problem to Fix?|Mindy Farabee|July 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They forced on one the reality of a world of intangible conditions which one could, somehow, comfortably ignore with sons.The Squirrel-Cage|Dorothy Canfield
The intangible sky was coming nearer and its dusky blue of the night was deepening.The Guns of Europe|Joseph A. Altsheler
But he was presently awakened by something which at first he could not determine to be a noise or an intangible sensation.Selected Stories|Bret Harte
There is something so futile and unconvincing about an attempted description of an intangible thing.Half Portions|Edna Ferber
He skims the fields and hillsides as the swallow skims the air, and what he gets is intangible to most persons.The Last Harvest|John Burroughs
1630s, "incapable of being touched," from French intangible (c.1500) or directly from Medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched" (see tangible). Figurative sense of "that cannot be grasped by the mind" is from 1880. Noun meaning "anything intangible" is from 1914. Related: Intangibly.