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discernible by touch

composed of or relating to things that occupy space and can be perceived by the senses

having verifiable existence

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perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch

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capable of being treated as fact

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(of especially business assets) having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value

capable of being perceived

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I have found, too, that it is the visible, the tangible, that goes a long ways in softening prejudices.
This happened not because they were displeased by the substance of his speech, which had even been forgotten after the many subsequent speeches, but to animate it the crowd needed a tangible object to love and a tangible object to hate.
To his present visitor, Lydgate, the scrutinizing look was a matter of indifference: he simply formed an unfavorable opinion of the banker's constitution, and concluded that he had an eager inward life with little enjoyment of tangible things.
It was when I would have said that I knew all Goldsmith; we often give ourselves credit for knowledge in this way without having any tangible assets; and my reading has always been very desultory.
The men who pass before us in her pages, though real and tangible and effective enough, seem, nevertheless, from time to time to reveal their joinings.
He glanced about as though searching for the tangible form of a legitimate excuse for his crime; but he could find only the body of the man he had so causelessly shot down.
Gradually the labor of his great grief brought forth another emotion so real, so tangible, that it seemed a companion walking at his side.
He never expected any tangible evidence of their existence after death; he did not believe that they had the power either for good or for evil other than the effect that their example while living might have had upon following generations; he did not believe therefore in the materialization of dead spirits.
The other affair served its purpose well--we now have something tangible to work on, Olga.
I had reports of three other men occupying responsible positions in the city, Thomson, against whom there was really tangible and serious evidence.
This impression of age was based on no tangible evidence.
On every side was the silence, pressing upon them with a tangible presence.
He waved his hand impatiently, as if my penitent words were tangible things--ruffling, worrying things, like flies in summer--which he was putting away from him.
By degrees I waxed more warm and tender than, perhaps, I had ever been before; but still I said nothing tangible, and she attempted no repulse, until, in passing a moss rose-tree that I had brought her some weeks since, in my sister's name, she plucked a beautiful half-open bud and bade me give it to Rose.
It was a foregone conclusion that he would be suspected; but, to make it a sure thing there must be tangible proof--such as the actual buying of the poison, and that, with a man of the peculiar appearance of Mr.