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Engelsk navneord: contact

1. contact (om handling) close interaction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey kept in daily contact.
They claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings.

Mindre specifikke termerinteraction

Mere specifikke termerbrush, eye contact, placement

2. contact (om handling) the act of touching physically

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer fingers came in contact with the light switch.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)physical contact

Mindre specifikke termertouch, touching

Mere specifikke termerfair ball, laying on, rub, snick, wipe

3. contact (om tilstand) the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningLitmus paper turns red on contact with an acid.

Mindre specifikke termerconnectedness, connection, link

Mere specifikke termerosculation, tangency

4. contact (om begivenhed) the physical coming together of two or more things

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningContact with the pier scraped paint from the hull.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)impinging, striking

Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent

Mere specifikke termercollision, engagement, flick, hit, impact, interlocking, mesh, meshing, touch, touching

5. contact (om person) a person who is in a position to give you special assistance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)middleman

Mindre specifikke termerrepresentative

6. contact (om kommunikation) a channel for communication between groups

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe provided a liaison with the guerrillas.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inter-group communication, liaison, link

Mindre specifikke termerchannel, communication channel, line

7. contact (om genstand) (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThey forget to solder the contacts.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tangency

Mindre specifikke termerconjunction, junction

Mere specifikke termerbreaker point, contact arm, distributor point, electrical contact, p-n junction, point, pole, short, short circuit, sound bow, terminal, tread, wiper, wiper arm

Overordnet emneområdeelectronics

8. contact (om kommunikation) a communicative interaction

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe pilot made contact with the base.
He got in touch with his colleagues.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)touch

Mindre specifikke termercommunicating, communication

9. contact (om genstand) a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contact lens

Mindre specifikke termerlens, lens system, lense

Engelsk udsagnsord: contact

1. contact (om kommunikation) be in or establish communication with

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningOur advertisements reach millions.
He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)get hold of, get through, reach

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody

Mindre specifikke termercommunicate, intercommunicate

Mere specifikke termerping, ping, raise

2. contact (om relation) be in direct physical contact with; make contact

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe two buildings touch.
Their hands touched.
The wire must not contact the metal cover.
The surfaces contact at this point.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)adjoin, meet, touch

AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s something

Mere specifikke termerabut, adhere, adjoin, attach, border, border, butt, butt against, butt on, chafe, cleave, cling, cohere, cover, edge, environ, fray, fret, hug, lean against, lean on, march, rest on, ring, rub, scratch, skirt, spread over, stick, surround

Udsagnsord med lignende betydningconverge, meet

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