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KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkɑntækt 〕


〔 ˊkɒntækt 〕

Overview of noun contact

The noun contact has 9 senses

  • contact -- (close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings")

  • contact, physical contact -- (the act of touching physically; "her fingers came in contact with the light switch")

  • contact -- (the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid")

  • contact, impinging, striking -- (the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull")

  • contact, 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")

  • liaison, link, contact, inter-group communication -- (a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas")

  • contact, tangency -- ((electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to solder the contacts")

  • contact, touch -- (a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues")

  • contact, contact lens -- (a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication)

Overview of verb contact

The verb contact has 2 senses

  • reach, get through, get hold of, contact -- (be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia")

  • touch, adjoin, meet, contact -- (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")