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Possessing a physical form that can be touched or felt.

Tangible refers to that which can be seen, weighed, measured, or apprehended by the senses. A tangible object is something that is real and substantial. An automobile is an example of tangible Personal Property.


adjective actual, certain, clear-cut, concrete, corporal, corporeal, definite, discernible by touch, evident, manifest, material, not elusive, not vague, palpable, perceivable, perceptible, physical, plain, positive, real, solid, somatic, substantial, substantive, tactile, tactual, touchable, tractabilis, verifiable, visible, well-defined
Associated concepts: tangible object, tangible property, tannible value
See also: actual, apparent, appreciable, bodily, certain, concrete, corporal, corporeal, de facto, manifest, material, palpable, perceivable, perceptible, physical, positive, substantive
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Tangible assets hold aesthetic value as well as being subject to appreciation.
For example, if a mining service company wanted to purchase a competitor, a suitable financing structure might give value to the machinery and equipment being acquired, but also recognize the value of the target company in excess of its tangible assets.
A ratio of intangible assets to tangible assets from a similar company or an industry average ratio can be applied to the tangible assets of a company to calculate an intangible asset value.
Bringing in the concept of trading of spectrum as a marketable commodity has changed of spectrum towards being treated at par with tangible assets in matter of accounting treatment," the note added.
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KUWAIT, Nov 18 (KUNA) -- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Executive Manager Hazem Al-Beblawi said that nations that carry budget surpluses should focus on investing in tangible assets instead of liquid assets like stocks and bonds.