(1) Don't they sound just a little bit vague, intangible , or unclear?(2) Because many biotechnology firms do not have any revenues and their assets are usually intangible , the best measure of firm size in this industry is a headcount.(3) But more importantly, discovering the complexities of vanilla brings home the truly complex and intangible relationship we share with food.(4) There are no intangible assets on the balance sheet which might have helped to explain the extraordinary price.(5) Thus, the winner, despite the monetary gratification, can never have the intangible but necessary spiritual satisfaction of having earned the money.(6) There is a slight nod, a ghostly intangible feeling of her gloved palm against my cheek, and a sensation of motherly warmth.(7) It is hard, sometimes intangible , and difficult to sell to donors.(8) It would, in other words, accelerate what will probably happen anyway: the separation of that intangible bond between America and Europe.(9) The balance sheet also includes intangible assets of $1.18 billion and long-term debt of $2 billion.(10) Sometimes how design improves our lives comes down to elusive, intangible emotions or feelings.(11) With the new relationships, however, some of the favorable effects are intangible and more difficult to quantify and critique.(12) But when the body is discarded its texture becomes intangible .(13) People are physically distinct, and their spirituality is an intangible entity; that is why we do not readily perceive the spiritual forces that unite us.(14) Often the benefits of lean thinking are considered intangible and difficult to quantify.(15) Overall, it has an intangible quality that I have difficulty explaining but nonetheless am drawn to.(16) Images can express an experience that language can't capture: that intangible , indefinable moment when we encounter the Spirit.