- The minute you walk in, you feel an intangible presence.
- And, monetary gifts aren't enough, but intangible power, presence, and influence as well.
- It stands to reason then that intangible means not tangible, unable to touch, or impalpable.
- Don't they sound just a little bit vague, intangible, or unclear?
- With the new relationships, however, some of the favorable effects are intangible and more difficult to quantify and critique.
- Clients are quick to discuss designs' more abstract and intangible qualities.
- But, on average, intangible assets now represent about 80 percent of the market value of public companies.
- Physical as opposed to intangible assets in businesses in advanced economies such as Ireland's are reducing in importance.
- A company's book value is its net asset value minus its intangible assets, current liabilities, long-term debt and equity issues.
- While we may work on intangibles such as pride of the people, pride of being self-determined, we've always asked the question, what's it for?
- What about those intangibles that could make us all so much happier: income security and increased leisure?
- There are still some intangibles that I can't quite wrap my mind around.
- Example sentences
- One of the few hard facts about brands is their intangibility.
- While exploiting the materiality of the mirror, Sexton's writing's primary interest is in the compelling intangibility of the reflection.
- In addition, accomplishments are difficult to detect because of their inherent intangibility and measurement difficulty.
- Example sentences
- I think the hope is that perhaps intangibly it will bring the two countries closer together in a business sense and we'll get benefits from that.
- Knowledge exists intangibly until it is understood, and then knowledge pours forth like a Fountain.
Early 17th century (as an adjective): from French, or from medieval Latin intangibilis, from in- 'not' + late Latin tangibilis (see tangible).
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