Pronunciation: (tan'ju-bul), [key]
1. capable of being touched; discernible by the touch; material or substantial.
2. real or actual, rather than imaginary or visionary: the tangible benefits of sunshine.
3. definite; not vague or elusive: no tangible grounds for suspicion.
4. (of an asset) having actual physical existence, as real estate or chattels, and therefore capable of being assigned a value in monetary terms.
something tangible, esp. a tangible asset.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.