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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intangible  \In*tan"gi*ble\,  a.  [Pref.  in-  not  +  tangible:  cf  F. 
  intangible.] 
  Not  tangible;  incapable  of  being  touched;  not  perceptible  to 
  the  touch;  impalpable;  imperceptible.  --Bp.  Wilkins. 
 
  A  corporation  is  an  artificial,  invisible,  intangible 
  being  --Marshall. 
  --  {In*tan"gi*ble*ness},  n.  --  {In*tan"gi*bly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intangible 
  adj  1:  (of  especially  business  assets)  not  having  physical 
  substance  or  intrinsic  productive  value;  "intangible 
  assets  such  as  good  will"  [ant:  {tangible}] 
  2:  incapable  of  being  perceived  by  the  senses  especially  the 
  sense  of  touch;  "the  intangible  constituent  of  energy"- 
  James  Jeans  [syn:  {impalpable}]  [ant:  {tangible}] 
  3:  hard  to  pin  down  or  identify;  "an  intangible  feeling  of 
  impending  disaster" 
  4:  lacking  substance  or  reality;  incapable  of  being  touched  or 
  seen;  "that  intangible  thing--the  soul"  [syn:  {nonphysical}] 
  n  :  an  asset  that  is  saleable  though  not  material  or  physical 
  [syn:  {intangible  asset}] 




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