tangible evidence

tangible evidence
n.
Evidence that can be seen or touched, as opposed to testimony.

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  • tangible — tan‧gi‧ble [ˈtændʒbl] adjective 1. tangible results, proof, benefits etc can clearly be seen to exist or to have happened: • New revenue streams, particularly from e commerce opportunities are creating tangible benefits for the core business. • …   Financial and business terms

  • evidence — ev·i·dence 1 / e və dəns, ˌdens/ n [Medieval Latin evidentia, from Latin, that which is obvious, from evident evidens clear, obvious, from e out of, from + videns, present participle of videre to see]: something that furnishes or tends to furnish …   Law dictionary

  • tangible — The primary meaning is ‘perceptible by touch’, but in practice figurative uses tend to be more common, in which the meaning becomes ‘clearly intelligible, not imaginary or hypothetical’, as in tangible assets, tangible evidence, tangible… …   Modern English usage

  • tangible — Having or possessing physical form. Capable of being touched and seen; perceptible to the touch; tactile; palpable; capable of being possessed or realized; readily apprehensible by the mind; real; substantial @ tangible assets Assets with… …   Black's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • evidence — Any species of proof, or probative matter, legally presented at the trial of an issue, by the act of the parties and through the medium of witnesses, records, documents, exhibits, concrete objects, etc., for the purpose of inducing belief in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tangible — tan|gi|ble [ˈtændʒıbəl] adj [Date: 1500 1600; : Late Latin; Origin: tangibilis, from Latin tangere to touch ] 1.) clear enough or definite enough to be easily seen or noticed ≠ ↑intangible ▪ The scheme must have tangible benefits for the… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tangible — UK [ˈtændʒəb(ə)l] / US adjective 1) important and noticeable tangible evidence The scheme will bring tangible economic benefits to the area. 2) formal something that is tangible is something that you can touch His hostility was almost tangible.… …   English dictionary

  • Evidence (law) — The law of evidence governs the use of testimony (e.g., oral or written statements, such as an affidavit) and exhibits (e.g., physical objects) or other documentary material which is admissible (i.e., allowed to be considered by the trier of fact …   Wikipedia

  • tangible — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. material, real; touchable, palpable; concrete, perceptible. See feeling, substance, touch. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. perceptible, palpable, material, real, substantial, appreciable, sensible,… …   English dictionary for students

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