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    tactile - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tactile

    Definition
    (adj) of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
    Synonyms : haptic , tactual
    Example Sentence
    • haptic data
    • a tactile reflex
    Definition
    (adj) producing a sensation of touch
    Synonyms : tactual
    Example Sentence
    • tactile qualities
    • the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for tactile

CON-tact - If you are in contact with something, you are in touch with it and hence it is tactile.

It sounds similar to Reptile(class of animals e.g Snake).Now this animals e.g snake are quite sensitive or react suddenly when see something .thus quite sensitive and as we can't touch them so related to touch.

tactile sounds like textile, we are in constant touch of clothes, it implies the meaning

come in-tact means come in touch. So, tact means: sense of touch.

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