tangibility n : the quality of being perceivable by touch [syn: tangibleness, palpability] [ant: intangibility, intangibility]
- The property of being tangible.
In criminal law, one of the elements of an offense of larceny is that the stolen property must be tangible.
In the context of intellectual property, expression in tangible form is one of the requirements for copyright protection.
apparentness, body, clearness, concreteness, crystal-clearness, density, distinctness, durability, evidence, evidentness, firmness, manifestness, mass, materiality, obviousness, openness, openness to sight, overtness, palpability, patentness, perspicuity, plainness, ponderability, solidity, soundness, stability, steadiness, stoutness, strength, sturdiness, substance, substantiality, substantialness, tactility, touchableness, toughness, unmistakableness, unquestionability, visibility