Monday, June 29, 2009


From Webster's:
Pronunciation: tan-jə-bəl
Function: adjective
Etymology: Late Latin tangibilis, from Latin tangere to touch

1 a: capable of being perceived especially by the sense of touch: palpable b: substantially real: material

2: capable of being precisely identified or realized by the mind -her grief was tangible

3: capable of being appraised at an actual or approximate value -tangible assets
Isn't it interesting how much of our language was shaped by our having hands?

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