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Late Latin tangibilis from Latin tangere to touch tag- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latin tangibilis, from tangere (“to touch").
The characters were as tangible as all of us standing in this room.
Some people enjoy tangible gifts, while others would rather time spent with friends or a phone call.
I put less hope in tangible things, but in thoughts and words.
But the Girondins gained no tangible result from this wordy warfare.
It expresses the savage belief that there departs from the dying in the final expiration a something tangible, capable of separate existence - the soul.
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