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Definitions of contact:
  • noun:   close interaction
    Example: "They kept in daily contact"
  • noun:   the act of touching physically
    Example: "Her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
  • noun:   (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
    Example: "They forget to solder the contacts"
  • noun:   a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
  • noun:   a communicative interaction
    Example: "The pilot made contact with the base"
  • noun:   the physical coming together of two or more things
    Example: "Contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
  • noun:   a person who is in a position to give you special assistance
    Example: "He used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
  • noun:   the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
    Example: "Litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
  • noun:   a channel for communication between groups
  • verb:   be in or establish communication with
    Example: "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
  • verb:   be in direct physical contact with; make contact
    Example: "The wire must not contact the metal cover"

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