Come in contact

  • 1 come in contact — index collide (crash against), confront (encounter), congregate, strike (collide) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

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  • 2 come into contact (with) — phrase to be in a place where you meet someone or experience something Could she have come into contact with the disease at school? Thesaurus: to meet, or to introduce peoplesynonym Main entry: come …

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  • 3 come in contact with — touch, make contact with , connect with …

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  • 4 contact — [kän′takt΄; ] for v. [, ] occas. [ kən takt′] n. [L contactus, pp. of contingere, to touch, seize < com , together + tangere, to touch: see TACT] 1. the act or state of touching or meeting [two surfaces in contact] 2. the state or fact of… …

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  • 5 Contact high — is a phenomenon that sometimes occurs in otherwise sober people and animals who come into contact with someone who is under the influence of drugs. It involves a supposed transfer of the psychological state of height. A glossary of drug users… …

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  • 6 Contact inhibition — is the natural process of arresting cell growth when two or more cells come into contact with each other. Oncologists use this property to distinguish between normal and cancerous cells. Cell lines used widely in animal cell culture laboratories… …

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  • 7 Contact — Con tact (k[o^]n t[a^]kt), n. [L. contactus, fr. contingere, tactum, to touch on all sides. See {Contingent}.] 1. A close union or junction of bodies; a touching or meeting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) The property of two curves, or surfaces, which …

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  • 8 Contact level — Contact Con tact (k[o^]n t[a^]kt), n. [L. contactus, fr. contingere, tactum, to touch on all sides. See {Contingent}.] 1. A close union or junction of bodies; a touching or meeting. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) The property of two curves, or… …

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  • 9 contact — I UK [ˈkɒntækt] / US [ˈkɑnˌtækt] noun Word forms contact : singular contact plural contacts *** Get it right: contact: When contact means communication between people, countries, or organizations , it is usually an uncountable noun, so ▪  it is… …

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  • 10 contact — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 meeting/talking/writing to sb ADJECTIVE ▪ close ▪ She is still in close contact with Sarah. ▪ constant, daily, frequent, regular ▪ …

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  • 11 contact — con|tact1 [ kan,tækt ] noun *** ▸ 1 communication ▸ 2 touching each other ▸ 3 contact lens ▸ 4 useful person you know ▸ 5 electrical machine part 1. ) count or uncount communication between people, countries, or organizations either by talking or …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 come — come1 [ kʌm ] (past tense came [ keım ] ; past participle come) verb *** ▸ 1 move/travel (to here) ▸ 2 reach particular state ▸ 3 start doing something ▸ 4 reach particular point ▸ 5 be received ▸ 6 happen ▸ 7 exist or be produced ▸ 8 be… …

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  • 13 Contact lens — Contacts redirects here. For the software application, see Address book. A pair of contact lenses, positioned with the concave side facing upward …

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  • 14 contact — 1 noun 1 COMMUNICATION (U) communication with a person, organization, country etc (+ with): He s not had any contact with his son for months. (+ between): There is very little contact between the two tribes. | be/get/stay in contact (with): We… …

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  • 15 contact — 01. I tried to phone her, but wasn t able to [contact] her. 02. In the culture of Zambia, direct eye [contact] with members of the opposite sex is avoided. 03. Please feel free to [contact] me if you have any more questions. 04. This soap is… …

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  • 16 come — I UK [kʌm] / US verb Word forms come : present tense I/you/we/they come he/she/it comes present participle coming past tense came UK [keɪm] / US past participle come *** 1) [intransitive] to move or travel to the place where you are come… …

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  • 17 contact — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) I n. intermediary, middleman (see agent). v., informal, get in touch (with). See contact. II Touching of two things Nouns contact, contiguity, abutment, touch, connection; osculation; meeting, encounter …

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  • 18 Contact mechanics — Continuum mechanics …

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  • 19 contact — [[t]kɒ̱ntækt[/t]] ♦♦ contacts, contacting, contacted 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl, oft N with/between n Contact involves meeting or communicating with someone, especially regularly. Opposition leaders are denying any contact with the government in… …

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  • 20 contact*/*/*/ — [ˈkɒntækt] noun I 1) [C/U] communication between people, countries, or organizations Do you and Jo still keep in contact?[/ex] I still haven t managed to make contact with Joe.[/ex] There was no direct contact between the two sides in the dispute …

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