Definition of contact. Meaning of contact. Synonyms of contact
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Definition of contact
ContactContact Con"tact, n. [L. contactus, fr. contingere, -tactum,
to touch on all sides. See Contingent.]
1. A close union or junction of bodies; a touching or
2. (Geom.) The property of two curves, or surfaces, which
meet, and at the point of meeting have a common direction.
3. (Mining) The plane between two adjacent bodies of
dissimilar rock. --Raymond.
Contact level, a delicate level so pivoted 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.
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