Textual thesaurus for "contact"

(noun) physical contact

the act of touching physically

her fingers came in contact with the light switch

(noun) tangency

(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

they forget to solder the contacts

(noun) contact lens

a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

(noun) liaison, link, inter-group communication

a channel for communication between groups

he provided a liaison with the guerrillas

(noun) touch

a communicative interaction

the pilot made contact with the base; he got in touch with his colleagues

(noun) impinging, striking

the physical coming together of two or more things

contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

(noun) 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

(verb) reach, get hold of, get through

be in or establish communication with

Our advertisements reach millions; He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia

(verb) touch, adjoin, meet

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