come in contact


come in contact
index collide (crash against), confront (encounter), congregate, strike (collide)

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  • 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • come in contact with — touch, make contact with , connect with …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • 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… …   English dictionary

  • 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 ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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