Associations to the word «Contact»
CONTACT, noun. The act of touching physically; being in close association.
CONTACT, noun. The establishment of communication (with).
CONTACT, noun. A nodule designed to connect a device with something else.
CONTACT, noun. Someone with whom one is in communication.
CONTACT, noun. (informal) A contact lens.
CONTACT, noun. (electricity) A device designed for repetitive connections.
CONTACT, noun. (informal) (by ellipsis) Contact juggling.
CONTACT, noun. (mining) The plane between two adjacent bodies of dissimilar rock.
CONTACT, verb. (transitive) To touch; to come into physical contact with.
CONTACT, verb. (transitive) To establish communication with something or someone
CONTACT BALL, noun. A ball used for contact juggling; usually made of of glass, plastic or acrylic and significantly larger and heavier than a juggling ball.
CONTACT DETAILS, noun. Information on how to contact a person or entity, typically including a telephone number, address etc.
CONTACT HIGH, noun. A feeling of elation obtained via the drug-induced behaviour of another person
CONTACT INHIBITION, noun. Inhibition of cell division in normal (noncancerous) cells when they contact a neighboring cell.
CONTACT JUGGLING, noun. (juggling) The art of moving a a ball or balls, over one's body by rolling them, with very few throws.
CONTACT LANGUAGE, noun. (linguistics) a pidgin language
CONTACT LENS, noun. A thin lens, made of flexible or rigid plastic, that is placed directly on to the eye to correct vision, used as an alternative to spectacles, or, if coloured, to change one's eye color cosmetically.
CONTACT LENSES, noun. Plural of contact lens
CONTACT LEVEL, noun. A delicate level pivoted so as to tilt when two parts of a measuring apparatus come into contact with each other; used in precise determinations of lengths and in the accurate graduation of instruments.
CONTACT LEVELS, noun. Plural of contact level
CONTACT METAMORPHISM, noun. (geology) Change to rock in physical contact with molten lava
CONTACT NUMBER, noun. A phone number that someone can be contacted on.
CONTACT NUMBERS, noun. Plural of contact number
CONTACT PRINT, noun. (photography) A print made by exposing the printing paper to light through a negative that is placed directly onto it
CONTACT PROCESS, noun. (inorganic chemistry) The industrial process for the manufacture of sulfuric acid from sulfur and oxygen
CONTACT SPORT, noun. (sports): An athletic contest which involves a significant amount of physical contact between the participating athletes.
CONTACT SPORTS, noun. Plural of contact sport
CONTACT, noun. Close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings".
CONTACT, noun. The act of touching physically; "her fingers came in contact with the light switch".
CONTACT, noun. The state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid".
CONTACT, noun. The physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull".
CONTACT, noun. A person who is in a position to give you special assistance; "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor".
CONTACT, noun. A channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas".
CONTACT, noun. (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts".
CONTACT, noun. A communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues".
CONTACT, noun. A thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication.
CONTACT, verb. Be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia".
CONTACT, verb. 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".
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.