tactile


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Related to tactile: tactile fremitus, Tactile sense

tac·tile

 (tăk′təl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch: tactile sensations; tactile sensitivity.
2. Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility: tactile language.

[From Latin tāctilis, from tāctus, past participle of tangere, to touch; see tact.]

tac′tile·ly adv.
tac·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē) n.

tactile

(ˈtæktaɪl)
adj
1. (Biology) of, relating to, affecting, or having a sense of touch: a tactile organ; tactile stimuli.
2. rare capable of being touched; tangible
[C17: from Latin tactilis, from tangere to touch]
tactility n

tac•tile

(ˈtæk tɪl, -taɪl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or affecting the sense of touch.
2. perceptible to the touch; tangible.
[1605–15; < Latin tāctilis tangible =ta(n)g(ere) to touch + -tilis -tile]
tac•til′i•ty (-ˈtɪl ɪ ti) n.

tac·tile

(tăk′təl, tăk′tīl′)
Used for or sensitive to touch: tactile organs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tactile - of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"
2.tactile - producing a sensation of touch; "tactile qualities"; "the tactual luxury of stroking silky human hair"
tangible, touchable - perceptible by the senses especially the sense of touch; "skin with a tangible roughness"

tactile

adjective
1. Discernible by touch:
2. Of, relating to, or arising from the sense of touch:
Translations

tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] ADJtáctil

tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] adj [experience, sensation] → tactile

tactile

adj
Tast-, taktil (spec); (= tangible)greifbar, fühlbar; (form: = gained by touching) stimulation, experiencedurch Berührung erfolgend; tactile senseTastsinn m; tactile organTastorgan nt; she is a very tactile personsie ist ein Mensch, der gern Körperkontakt hat; a more tactile societyeine Gesellschaft, in der Körperkontakte eine größere Rolle spielen
(= interesting to touch) a tactile fabricangenehm anzufühlende Stoffe

tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] adjtattile

tac·tile

a. táctil, palpable; rel. al sentido del tacto;
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tactile

adj táctil
References in classic literature ?
The hands were always malformed; and though some surprised me by their unexpected human appearance, almost all were deficient in the number of the digits, clumsy about the finger-nails, and lacking any tactile sensibility.
Over such trivialities as these many a valuable hour may slip away, and the traveller who has gone to Italy to study the tactile values of Giotto, or the corruption of the Papacy, may return remembering nothing but the blue sky and the men and women who live under it.
Of course, it contained frescoes by Giotto, in the presence of whose tactile values she was capable of feeling what was proper.
It is so wonderful what they say about his tactile values.
Riley, had been apparently occupied in a tactile examination of his woollen stockings.
The greater part of the structure was the brain, sending enormous nerves to the eyes, ear, and tactile tentacles.
it does not have the correlations with tactile sensations which it would have if it were a visual sensation and not merely a visual image.
As a result it is not known whether tactile and broad visualization abilities can presently be separated empirically.
Manama: Tactile Roofing has signed up as a tenant at the Baytik Industrial Oasis (BIO), a modular industrial leasing complex at Bahrain International Investment Park (BIIP).
Blind and partially sighted train travellers should now have a smoother journey thanks to Virgin Trains unveiling tactile station maps at 11 stations across England.
ITRI's subtle "Tactile-film" detects the various tactile patterns on the human skin, which reflects a person's intention to move.
This recently patented process converts any conventional painting, drawing, collage or photograph into a 3D Tactile Fine Art Print.