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touch

get or be in touch with

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a coming together so as to be touching

a situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

an acquaintance who is in a position to help

to bring into or make contact with

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to succeed in communicating with

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close interaction

the act of touching physically

the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity

a person who is in a position to give you special assistance

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a channel for communication between groups

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

a communicative interaction

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a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

be in or establish communication with

References in periodicals archive ?
We suggest that transmission has not occurred because Japan remains a society mostly closed to non-Japanese persons and has a history of casual contact between its citizens and the travelers and noncitizens who reside there.
We investigated how effectiveness of ring vaccination depends on the time until diagnosis of a symptomatic case, the time to identify and vaccinate contacts in the close contact and casual contact ring, and the vaccination coverage required to contain an epidemic.
Your unique PIN Every BBM user has a unique PIN that maintains your privacy, so you don t have to give out your phone number or email address to a new or casual contact.
They know you don't catch it from casual contact like that.
Second, most pathogens for which vaccines exist are transmitted through casual contact, so preventive education played a lesser role.
The investigation identified 13 close contact and 8 casual contact new reactors, defined as [greater than or equal to] 5 mm TST indurations in persons who had negative tests previously (2).
Your unique PIN Every BBM user has a unique PIN that maintains privacy, so users are not required to ever give out their phone number or email address to a new or casual contact.
These include blood, sweat, vomit, feces, urine, saliva or semen -- making transmission through casual contact in a public setting unlikely.
It doesn't seem to spread by being in close proximity, or by casual contact.
In the late 80s, when many still believed you could catch it through casual contact, she sat on the sickbed of a man with Aids and held his hand.
She said it is highly unlikely that the human AIDS virus, HIV, is transmitted by casual contact, like kissing or the sharing of eating utensils and toothbrushes, as distinguished from oral sex.
They stress that there is no evidence that the AIDS virus can pass through intact skin or spread by casual contact, and reiterate the need for rigorous adherence to existing infection control procedures.
Because the vaccine is synthetic (non-live), it also avoids the risks associated with the administration of genetically engineered live replication-competent pathogens, including product liabilities associated with the unintentional infection of unintended recipients via casual contact with vaccinated individuals.
Desaulnier kept in casual contact with Rivarola by e-mail, never dreaming his wish would come true.
reassuring -- a confirmation of previous work showing that casual contact with AIDS patients is not a risk