ETYM Latin concretus, p. p. of concrescere to grow together; con- + crescere to grow; cf. French concret. Related to Crescent.
1. Capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary.
2. Formed by the coalescence of particles.
ETYM French palpable, Latin palpabilis, from palpare to feel, stroke; cf. palpus the soft palm of the hand.
1. Capable of being perceived by the senses or the mind; especially capable of being handled or touched or felt; SYN. tangible.
2. (Medicine) Can be felt by palpation.
3. Tangible; provable; obvious.
ETYM French, from Latin sensibilis, from sensus sense.
1. Acting with or showing thought and good sense; SYN. thoughtful.
2. Aware intuitively or intellectually of something sensed.
3. Readily perceived by the senses.
4. Able to feel or perceive; SYN. sensitive.
ETYM Latin tangibilis, from tangere to touch: cf. French tangible. Related to Tangent.
1. Perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch.
2. (Of especially business assets) Having physical substance and intrinsic monetary value.