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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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.
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".
Finalists will be positioned around the prize vehicle at random by the judges and must be continuously in physical contact with the vehicle at all times (excluding sanctioned breaks).
I am satisfied in respect of both players that their physical contact was not deliberate," he said.
The prevalence of sexual abuse with physical contact is almost unchanged today.
Eliminating physical contact will ruin the game, which is not just about technique and skill; courage, commitment, hard work and strong will are also part of the game.

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