intangible Meaning, Definition & Usage
noun assets that are saleable though not material or physical
adjective (of especially business assets) not having physical substance or intrinsic productive value
- intangible assets such as good will
adjective incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch
- the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans
adjective satellite hard to pin down or identify
- an intangible feeling of impending disaster
adjective satellite lacking substance or reality; incapable of being touched or seen
- that intangible thing--the soul
not + tangible
: cf. F. intangible
- Not tangible; incapable of being touched; not perceptible to the touch; impalpable; imperceptible.
A corporation is an artificial, invisible, intangible being.
-- In*tan"gi*ble*ness, n. -- In*tan"gi*bly, adv.
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