Origin of tangible
Examples from the Web for tangible
When it comes to tangible gifts, the sharing economy really starts to flex its holiday disrupting muscle.
Relationships that have blossomed via social media and the Internet can feel just as real as any tangible one.Welcome to Oculus XXX: In-Your-Face 3D is the Future of Porn|Aurora Snow|October 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His ability to translate that fleeting moment into a tangible design that others can wear has been a meaningful experience.
Today, in most middle schools, students have no tangible connection to past academic years or future performance goals.
I initially had great hopes that this 10-part miniseries would have a tangible impact on enlarging the jazz audience.Jazz (The Music of Coffee and Donuts) Has Respect, But It Needs Love|Ted Gioia|June 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
By this step I obtained the first tangible justification of my suspicions against Pat.Ten Years Among the Mail Bags|James Holbrook
Now that I had a tangible proof of the existence of such beings, I was crushed by misgivings.
Not a day passes that she does not learn many new words, nor are these merely the names of tangible and sensible objects.Story of My Life|Helen Keller
He gets all tangible property that the debtor could transfer at the moment of his bankruptcy.Commercial Law|Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill
And yet it was very hard to find any thing sufficiently distinct and tangible against the accused to warrant his conviction.Charles I|Jacob Abbott
British Dictionary definitions for tangible
Word Origin for tangible
Word Origin and History for tangible
1580s, "capable of being touched," from Middle French tangible, from Late Latin tangibilis "that may be touched," from Latin tangere "to touch" (see tangent). Sense of "material" (e.g. tangible reward) is first recorded 1610s; that of "able to be realized or dealt with" is from 1709.