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    contact - Dictionary definition and meaning for word contact

    Definition
    (noun) close interaction
    Example Sentence
    • they kept in daily contact
    • they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
    Definition
    (noun) the act of touching physically
    Synonyms : physical contact
    Example Sentence
    • her fingers came in contact with the light switch
    Definition
    (noun) the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
    Example Sentence
    • litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid
    Definition
    (noun) the physical coming together of two or more things
    Synonyms : impinging , striking
    Example Sentence
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
    Definition
    (noun) a person who is in a position to give you special assistance
    Synonyms : middleman
    Example Sentence
    • he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor
    Definition
    (noun) a channel for communication between groups
    Example Sentence
    • he provided a liaison with the guerrillas
    Definition
    (noun) (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    Synonyms : tangency
    Example Sentence
    • they forget to solder the contacts
    Definition
    (noun) a communicative interaction
    Synonyms : touch
    Example Sentence
    • the pilot made contact with the base
    • he got in touch with his colleagues
    Definition
    (noun) a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
    Synonyms : contact lens
    Definition
    (verb) be in or establish communication with
    Synonyms : get hold of , get through , reach
    Example Sentence
    • Our advertisements reach millions
    • He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia
    Definition
    (verb) be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    Synonyms : adjoin , meet , touch
    Example Sentence
    • The two buildings touch
    • Their hands touched
    • The wire must not contact the metal cover
    • The surfaces contact at this point
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