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Word: tangible

Definition: able to be touched; real; concrete; palpable; possible to realize or understand; Ex. tangible proof


Sentences Containing 'tangible'

A work is “created” when it is fixed in a “tangible medium of expression” for the first time.
According to the Committee of the Regions, increased involvement of local and regional authorities in this process is of vital importance, since they are closest to the people, and thus best placed to produce tangible solutions to their everyday problems.
After March 1, 1989, an author's copyright in a work begins when it is fixed in a tangible form; neither publication nor registration is required, and a lack of a copyright notice does not place the work into the public domain.
All field programs explore real needs, engage community partners, and produce tangible outcomes that both assist the community partners and further the education of the participating students.
An extension, that is neither tangible nor visible, cannot possibly be conceived: and a tangible or visible extension, which is neither hard nor soft, black nor white, is equally beyond the reach of human conception.
Another example is the tangible difference between cells on the outside of the coenobium and the interior cells that are not located on at either end which have different shapes and arrangements based on their position.
Any work (of certain, enumerated types) receives copyright as soon as it is fixed in a tangible medium.
Applying this common law action to computer networks, plaintiffs must first prove that they received some type of electronic communication (typically bulk e-mail or spam) that the defendant intentionally sent to interfere with the plaintiff's interest in his or her property and second that this communication caused a quantifiable harm to their tangible property, such as impaired functioning of the computer, network or server.
As a catalyst for military-civilian dialogue, the film has led to tangible change in a number of arenas by framing an important but largely invisible issue in meaningful human terms.
Christian sacred art is produced in an attempt to illustrate, supplement and portray in tangible form the principles of Christianity, though other definitions are possible.
Copyright can not be applied to ideas, concepts, facts or other broad principles regardless of whether they are expressed in a tangible medium or otherwise.
Copyright protection attaches to “original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with the aid of a machine or device.”17 U.S.C.A. § 102.
Despite its restoration during the 1990s, the hotel no longer carries the status and impact it once did, but its remaining splendor and history serves as tangible link to Cuba's past.
False Mirror uses the custom tangible interface GRID in live-performances.
Finally, around 2007, the term "impact investment" emerged—an approach that deliberately builds intangible assets alongside tangible, financial ones.
He spoke out against a 2008 clampdown on miners, and was a noted political critic of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, the strongman Tunisian leader in office for 23 years, whose 2011 self-exile to Saudi Arabia was the first tangible result of the Arab Spring uprisings.
Historically, computer programs were not effectively protected by copyrights because computer programs were not viewed as a fixed, tangible object: object code was viewed as a utilitarian good produced from source code rather than as a creative work.
However, some courts subsequently limited tort claims for electronic trespasses, in that a complaining party may be unable to recover for lack of real harm if the party did not suffer any tangible damage to their property.
Hungary had been fighting the Ottomans for over a century, during which time the Empire and the Habsburgs had offered much encouragement but no tangible help.
In 2001, the song was included in the setlist of Minogue's On a Night Like This tour, which was launched to promote "Light Years", and according to Tim DiGravina from AllMusic, the performance was infused with an "almost tangible passion and fire".
In general, sales tax is required on all purchases of tangible personal property to its ultimate consumer.
In tangible and concrete form this inspiring, historic and dramatic song and dance is now presented to the public for the first time, in Texas Tommy Swing.
Investors on the site have three options: make a donation in exchange for tangible rewards, lend up to $99,000 or provide a commercial paper note of up to $1 million.
Only in the 1990s, when progress toward peace became tangible, did the economic situation brighten.
Some were condensing air into a dry tangible substance, by extracting the nitre, and letting the aqueous or fluid particles percolate; others softening marble, for pillows and pin-cushions; others petrifying the hoofs of a living horse, to preserve them from foundering.
Sound recordings fixed in a tangible form before February 15, 1972, have been generally covered by common law or in some cases by anti-piracy statutes enacted in certain states, not by federal copyright law, and the anti-piracy statutes typically have no duration limit.
The Bishop also freed the Portland diocese of its considerable debt, which was his self-proclaimed greatest tangible accomplishment.
The LINC (Learning and Innovation Centre) is ITB's tangible link between the Institute and the Business Community making accessible the skills and expertise of the Institute to the business community in a professional and cost effective manner.
The makers of this project argue that taking the challenge of unplugging will give individuals a chance to reconnect with loved ones instead of beloved/tangible things and technologies, which is further explained by the 10 principles of this challenge.
The Shek Kip Mei Estate, ready for occupation in 1954, was the first tangible manifestation of this policy.
The Sri Lankan Officials claim that there is little tangible evidence on this case.
The tension between Spike and Wood is tangible.
These standards serve as both a blueprint for internal organizational development and a tangible set of benchmarks for external demonstration of operational excellence in six key areas: mission, structure, and governance; resource development; stewardship and accountability; grantmaking and community leadership; donor relations; and communications.
This supposed sighting inspired a small army of mobile citizen band (CB) radio users to scour the area throughout the evening and into the night with a running commentary and chatter but without any tangible results.
This troubled me the more for a long time, because I had soon told Steerforth, from whom I could no more keep such a secret, than I could keep a cake or any other tangible possession, about the two old women Mr. Mell had taken me to see; and I was always afraid that Steerforth would let it out, and twit him with it.
To have copyright protection under U.S. law, a work must be an "original of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression . . .
Today, the advanced economies of the world are moving from the production of tangible goods to the development of intangible intellectual property (IP).
WASEP was awarded the Dubai International Award for Best Practices to Improve the Living Environment (DIABP) 2008 for its tangible impact resulting from the transfer of sustainable and life-improving ideas, skills, knowledge and technology.
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.’
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).
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