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Word: intangible

Definition: not able to be perceived by touch; vague


Sentences Containing 'intangible'

142 "Goodwill and Other Intangible Assets" effective July 1, 2001.
All this might indicate that Satie and Contamine chose the word "gymnopédie" perhaps rather for its intangible exoticism, than for connotations of which they were probably hardly aware themselves.
Although a number of commentators have expressed enthusiasm over the increasing "propertization" of intellectual property (that is to say, the increased application of real property doctrines to intangible property) and the extension of the trespass to chattels doctrine to computer networks, a number of detractors have expressed concern over the ramifications of extending the theory to protect electronic communications that do not actually damage the computer systems in question but only cause nominal damage due to their content.
Dead Girl's mutant gene allows her to return to semi-life after dying; she is also able to become intangible and communicate with other dead people.
Finally, around 2007, the term "impact investment" emerged—an approach that deliberately builds intangible assets alongside tangible, financial ones.
Funding was to be derived from the Intangible Tax on stocks and bonds to be distributed on a county basis.
In 2000, Baruch Lev, of the NYU Stern School of Management, collated thinking about intangible assets in a book of the same name, which furthered thinking about the non-financial effects of corporate production.
In 2003, It was designated as intangible cultural property in UNESCO's Memory of the world.
In 2003, the Carnival of Binche was proclaimed one of the Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
In 2003, the Zafimaniry and their work with wood were considered to be Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity, a list maintained by UNESCO to protect and preserve their way of life which is unfortunately being spoiled by tourism.
Invincibility (or "invulnerability") comes in two main forms: either the player character merely becomes intangible to harmful things, or can also damage enemies by contact. In either case the character is often still vulnerable to some threats, such as bottomless pits.
It was declared a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO on November 16, 2010.
Its conservation value is dictated by the archaeological investigations of the important intangible value of its cultural heritage.
Kutiyattam is a traditional performing art form from Kerala, which is recognised by UNESCO and given the status "Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity".Ottamthullal is another performing art, which is also known as the "poor man's Kathakali", which was created by the poet Kunchan Nambiar as an alternative to "Chakiarkooth" (another performing art),which was open only for higher castes to see.
Philosophy can be seen as a distinct activity, which is aimed towards a more comprehensive understanding of intangible aspects of reality and experience that cannot be physically measured.
She can also become intangible and walk on air, transform her hands into claws, and otherwise alter her body to an unclear extent.
Surreptitiously seeking Spider-Man's help, the Wisp instead encountered the hero's clone Ben Reilly, who removed Harrow's implant when the Wisp assumed intangible form, but not before Harrow forced his catspaw to release Dragon Man from custody.
That intangible malignity which has been from the beginning; to whose dominion even the modern Christians ascribe one-half of the worlds; which the ancient Ophites of the east reverenced in their statue devil;--Ahab did not fall down and worship it like them; but deliriously transferring its idea to the abhorred white whale, he pitted himself, all mutilated, against it.
The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat as intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening.
The uncontrollable and hopeless mass of decomposition so engendered, would have polluted the air, even if poverty and deprivation had not loaded it with their intangible impurities; the two bad sources combined made it almost insupportable.
They are known for their woodcarving knowledge and art, which was added in 2003 to UNESCO's list of the world's Intangible Cultural Heritage.
Today, it is associated with Gyodong in Gyeongju, where the Gyeongju Choe clan brew a particularly famous variety; this Gyeongju Gyodong Beopju is designated by the government of South Korea as Important Intangible Cultural Property of Korea No.
Today, the advanced economies of the world are moving from the production of tangible goods to the development of intangible intellectual property (IP).
Vampire Intelligences are notable amongst Alien Intelligences in that they can produce an unlimited number of essences (which fuses with a mortal, living creature to form a Vampire), and that the essence fragments can, if so desired, create a corporeal servant -a last line of defense within the Vampire Intelligence's lair -without the need to possess a living victim (most essence fragments are intangible in form and must bond to a solid body in order to interact with the physical world in any way).
When science is done with an inclusion of intangible aspects of reality it is called "natural philosophy".
Where an entity can ‘function without any significant intangible or tangible assets, the maintenance of its identity following the transaction affecting it cannot, logically, depend on the transfer of such assets.’
While retaining the emphasis on meaning and on the importance of both theory and practice, "The Semantic Turn" extends the concerns of designers first to the new challenges of design, including the design of ever more intangible artifacts such as services, identities, interfaces, multi-user systems, projects and discourses; and second, to consider the meaning of artifacts in use, in language, in the whole life cycle of the artifact, and in an ecology of artifacts.
YNKB has participated in: In-Tangible Exchange (Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, San Jose, Costa Rica, 2003); Utopia Station (Martha Rosler's pavillon, Venice Biennale, Italy, 2003); The Prague Biennial 1 (Czech Republic, 2003); and Kontoret for Jordforbindelse (The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark, 2004).
Zoning of the park has been done accordingly under the classification of intangible zone, primitive zone, extensive use zone, service and CONAF (1976) zone and special use zone.
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