- (n.) contact (close interaction) "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
- (n.) contact, physical contact (the act of touching physically) "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
- (n.) contact (the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity) "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
- (n.) contact, impinging, striking (the physical coming together of two or more things) "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
- (n.) contact, middleman (a person who is in a position to give you special assistance) "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
- (n.) liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication (a channel for communication between groups) "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
- (n.) contact, tangency ((electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact) "they forget to solder the contacts"
- (n.) contact, touch (a communicative interaction) "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues"
- (n.) contact, contact lens (a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication)
- (v.) reach, get through, get hold of, contact (be in or establish communication with) "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
- (v.) touch, adjoin, meet, contact (be in direct physical contact with; make contact) "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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