Usually, this term refers to things that may be liquidated from a business in the event of default in order to pay off debts. For example, physical assets found in a restaurant, for example, are chairs, tables, refrigerators and food. Although some physical assets can be inventoried or stored, they may go through depletion, depreciation, deterioration or shrinkage in the storage process.
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