physical contact

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Noun1.physical contact - the act of touching physically; "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
wipe, rub - the act of rubbing or wiping; "he gave the hood a quick rub"
fair ball - (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it stays between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field
snick - a glancing contact with the ball off the edge of the cricket bat
laying on - the act of contacting something with your hand; "peonies can be blighted by the laying on of a finger"
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please understand me," said Stepan Arkadyevitch, touching his hand again, as though feeling sure this physical contact would soften his brother-in-law.
these disputes were settled by physical contact of the disputants,
Milvain felt that it would be easier to tell her niece what she wished to say if they were actually in physical contact, for the spiritual distance between them was formidable.
Razumov had felt that woman's observation of him like a physical contact, like a hand resting lightly on his shoulder.
New Delhi [India], March 12 ( ANI ): Kagiso Rabada has been suspended for South Africa's next two Test matches after being found guilty of a level 2 International Cricket Council (ICC) Code of Conduct offence of 'inappropriate and deliberate physical contact with a player'.
The city takes these allegations seriously and desires to undertake an investigation into the golf outing, including specifically investigating allegations of sexual assault, unwanted physical contact and any other inappropriate sexual behavior directed at female members of the police department," the resolution says.
Even in college basketball in the US, players are allowed the freedom of physical contact as long as they do not intentionally harm the other player or impede the course of play.
Currie has the option of submitting an early guilty plea to the grade C physical contact charge - which could result in a ban of two to three games if proven - should he opt not to contest it.
The suspects, two of whom are Saudis, used knives and swords in the fight that reportedly began over an accidental physical contact outside the washroom of a hotel, the police said.
By using infrared thermography, it is possible to carry out screenings of feverish individuals safely, and in real-time, without making physical contact with the subject.
Shoaib, meanwhile, was charged under a Level Two offence for "inappropriate and deliberate physical contact between players".
The claims listed on the GTCW website are that Mr Jones "engaged in inappropriate physical contact with pupils by hugging and/or kissing them", he "engaged in inappropriate social contact with pupils outside of the school", and he "behaved inappropriately while speaking to pupils in the school".

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