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  • n  close interaction
    they kept in daily contact
    they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings
  • n  the act of touching physically
    her fingers came in contact with the light switch
  • n  the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
    litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid
  • n  the physical coming together of two or more things
    contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • n  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  a channel for communication between groups
  • n  (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    they forget to solder the contacts
  • n  a communicative interaction
    the pilot made contact with the base
  • n  a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
  • v  be in or establish communication with
    He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia
  • v  be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    The wire must not contact the metal cover
    The surfaces contact at this point
News & Articles


  • Mike Garrett in
    I'm writing to follow up with you on the report that your institution called freshman USC football student-athlete Dillon Baxter without permission to contact,Garrett said in the letter to Moore. "I have spoken with Mr. Baxter and he has...
  • Barack Obama in Indian Express
    We are now in contact with the Libyan government, and want to make sure that if in fact this transfer has taken place, that he's not welcomed back in some way, but instead should be under house arrest,Obama said in an interview as Megrahi...
  • Robbie Williams in Sky News
    Robbie told the newspaper: "I'm in regular contact with them and it's looking more likely by the week. The lads all seem up for it. I think it would be fun."

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