Contact

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Contact means to touch physically or to communicate with.

Contact could also mean:

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  • Contact lens, a corrective, cosmetic, or therapeutic lens
  • Contact process, a method for producing sulfuric acid on an industrial scale
  • Contact network, a type of social network
  • Contact (law), in Family Law, deals with the right of parents or other significant persons to meet with and relate to a child
  • Active component of electric switch or electrical connector
  • vCard or hCard, in address books, a contact is the name, address, phone number, and other pertinent information
  • Contact paper, in photography, used to print negatives without enlargement
  • Contact (mathematics), a mathematical concept, the idea of curves (for example) touching
  • Optical contacting, a process in which two highly polished surfaces are permanently or temporarily joined without use of any adhesive
  • Contact Energy, an energy company in New Zealand
  • The initial fighting with an enemy unit, in a military context
  • Contact Conference, an annual interdisciplinary scientific conference
  • A social contact, a person renowned for performing special and often illegal favors for individuals in return for goods or services.
  • First contact between different cultures.
  • Radar contact, the display of a single radar return from an object as a result of one radar sweep. (Compare with track).
  • CONTACT USA, a Crisis Hotline.
  • Amateur radio contact, an exchange of information between two amateur radio operators
  • Contact massage, massage that is done by hands or special electronic aids
  • In military parlance a contact is a chance encounter with the enemy, typically while undertaking patrolling operations. Especially common in Britain, Australia/New Zealand and probably other Commonwealth forces such as India.

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