physical contact

noun
the act of touching physically
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her fingers came in contact with the light switch

Syn: ↑contact
Derivationally related forms: ↑contact (for: ↑contact)
Hypernyms: ↑touch, ↑touching
Hyponyms: ↑rub, ↑wipe, ↑fair ball, ↑snick, ↑laying on

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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