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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.
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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
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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.
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tac·tile

(tăk′təl, tăk′tīl′)
Used for or sensitive to touch: tactile organs.
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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"
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tactile

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

tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] ADJtáctil
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tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] adj [experience, sensation] → tactile
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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
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tactile

[ˈtæktaɪl] adjtattile
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tac·tile

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

adj táctil
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"Particularly pleasing is the listing for our Head of Chambers Mark Anderson QC who is described as 'a great tactition with an immense intellect and a wonder to watch in crossexamination'.