Noun Definition


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

"They forget to solder the contacts"

Related Noun(s):tangency

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a channel for communication between groups

Related Noun(s):link

Category: General

3.Definition: a communicative interaction

"The pilot made contact with the base", "He got in touch with his colleagues"

Related Noun(s):touch

Category: General

4.Definition: a person who is in a position to give you special assistance

"He used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"

Related Noun(s):middleman

Category: People

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

Category: Objects

6.Definition: close interaction

"They kept in daily contact", "They claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"

Category: General

7.Definition: the act of touching physically

"Her fingers came in contact with the light switch"

Category: General

8.Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

"Contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

Related Noun(s):impinging

Category: General

9.Definition: the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity

"Litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"

Category: General