Tangible Tan"gi*ble, a. [L. tangibilis, fr. tangere to touch: cf. F. tangible. See {Tangent}.] 1. Perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial; evident. ``A tangible blunder.'' --Byron. [1913 Webster]

Direct and tangible benefit to ourselves and others. --Southey. [1913 Webster] -- {Tan"gi*ble*ness}, n. -- {Tan"gi*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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