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PHYSICAL CONTACT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does physical contact mean? 

PHYSICAL CONTACT (noun)
  The noun PHYSICAL CONTACT has 1 sense:

1. the act of touching physically

  Familiarity information: PHYSICAL CONTACT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PHYSICAL CONTACT (noun)


Sense 1physical contact [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of touching physically

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

physical contact; contact

Context example:

her fingers came in contact with the light switch

Hypernyms ("physical contact" is a kind of...):

touch; touching (the act of putting two things together with no space between them)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "physical contact"):

rub; wipe (the act of rubbing or wiping)

fair ball ((baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it stays between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field)

snick (a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat)

laying on (the act of contacting something with your hand)


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