contact

  • 1 contact — [ kɔ̃takt ] n. m. • 1586; didact. av. XIXe; lat. contactus, rac. tangere « toucher » → tact 1 ♦ Position, état relatif de corps qui se touchent. Contact fugitif, prolongé. Certaines maladies se communiquent par contact direct. ⇒ contagieux.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 Contact FM — Contact (radio) Création 1982 Propriétaire Contact Groupe Slogan « Enjoy Your Life ! » Langue Français Pays …

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  • 3 contact — con‧tact [ˈkɒntækt ǁ ˈkɑːn ] noun [countable] a person you know who may be able to help or advise you, especially because of the work they do: • He has a lot of contacts in the media. • There are some excellent opportunities around, if you ask… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 4 contact — CONTÁCT, contacte, s.n. 1. Atingere directă, nemijlocită între două corpuri, două forţe, două energii etc. ♢ expr. În contact cu... = în nemijlocită apropiere de..., în legătură strânsă cu... ♦ (concr.) Piesă care serveşte la stabilirea unui… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 5 Contact — (englisch für Kontakt) steht für: Contact!, Album der italienischen Band Eiffel 65 Contact (Band), österreichisches Popduo Contact (Computerspiel), Videospiel für Nintendo DS Contact (Legespiel), Kinderspiel von Ken Garland Contact (Roman), Roman …

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  • 6 Contact FM — City of license Hamilton Broadcast area Hamilton Worldwide (Internet) Frequency 88.1 MHz First air date 1976 Format Student radio …

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  • 7 contact — n Contact, touch mean the state or fact of coming into direct connection or close association with someone or something. Contact implies the mutual relation between two bodies that impinge upon each other {the tangent at its point of contact with …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 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… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Contact 94 — was a radio station that broadcast from France to the Channel Islands between 1988 and 1991.[1] See also Channel 103 BBC Radio Jersey Island FM BBC Radio Guernsey References ^ Contact 94 Reunion September 2008, Paul Easton Flickr Page …

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  • 10 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 contact — (n.) 1620s, action of touching, from L. contactus a touching, from pp. of contingere to touch, seize, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + tangere to touch (see TANGENT (Cf. tangent)). Figurative sense of connection, communication …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 contact — CONTACT. s. m. (Les deux consonnes finales se prononcent.) Attouchement de deux corps. Il n est en usage que dans le didactique. Le contact de deux corps. Le point de contact …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 13 contact — [n1] form of communication acquaintance, association, channel, commerce, communion, companionship, connection, influence, intercourse, junction, meeting, network, touch, union, unity; concepts 278,388,687 contact [n2] touching approximation,… …

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  • 14 contact — Contact. s. m. Attouchement de deux corps. Le contact immediat de deux corps. Il n est en usage que dans le dogmatique …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 15 contact — ► NOUN 1) the state or condition of physical touching. 2) (before another noun ) caused by or operating through physical touch: contact dermatitis. 3) the state or condition of communicating or meeting. 4) a meeting or communication set up with… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 16 Contact — (v. lat., Math.), Berührende, wenn sie nicht blos eine gewöhnliche Tangente, sondern eine Berührende irgend einer höhern Ordnung ist, d.h. außer wenigstens einem Berührungspunkt mit 2 Curven, noch andere hat, od. wenigstens Punkte, in denen sie… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 17 contact — I (association) noun accord, acquaintanceship, affiliation, alliance, bond, camaraderie, close union, cooperation, coalition, combination, commerce, communication, community, companionship, conjunction, connection, consanguinity, consociation,… …

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  • 18 contact — verb. The meaning ‘get in touch with’ originated in the US in the early 1920s and was greeted with open hostility by purists for several decades, but it is now well established in AmE and BrE. The stress pattern is unstable; most often the stress …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 Contact — For information on contacting Wikipedia, see Wikipedia:Contact us. Contact may refer to: Contents 1 Social interaction 2 Mathematics and engineering 3 …

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  • 20 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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