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Meaning of contact

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: close interaction; "they kept in daily contact"; "they
           claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial
      2: the act of touching physically; "her fingers came in contact
         with the light switch" [syn: {contact}, {physical contact}]
      3: the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate
         proximity; "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
      4: the physical coming together of two or more things; "contact
         with the pier scraped paint from the hull" [syn: {contact},
         {impinging}, {striking}]
      5: a person who is in a position to give you special assistance;
         "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the
         governor" [syn: {contact}, {middleman}]
      6: a channel for communication between groups; "he provided a
         liaison with the guerrillas" [syn: {liaison}, {link},
         {contact}, {inter-group communication}]
      7: (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical
         conductors) touch or are in physical contact; "they forget to
         solder the contacts" [syn: {contact}, {tangency}]
      8: a communicative interaction; "the pilot made contact with the
         base"; "he got in touch with his colleagues" [syn: {contact},
      9: a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the
         cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
         [syn: {contact}, {contact lens}]
      v 1: be in or establish communication with; "Our advertisements
           reach millions"; "He never contacted his children after he
           emigrated to Australia" [syn: {reach}, {get through}, {get
           hold of}, {contact}]
      2: 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" [syn: {touch}, {adjoin}, {meet}, {contact}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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