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[Latin tāctus, touch; see tact + -al.]

tac′tu·al·ly adv.


1. (Physiology) caused by touch; causing a tactile sensation
2. (Physiology) of or relating to the tactile sense or the organs of touch
[C17: from Latin tactus a touching; see tact]
ˈtactually adv


(ˈtæk tʃu əl)

of or pertaining to the sense of touch.
[1635–45; < Latin tāctu(s) touch (see tact) + -al1]
tac′tu•al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tactual - of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch; "haptic data"; "a tactile reflex"
2.tactual - 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"


Of, relating to, or arising from the sense of touch:


adjtaktil (spec); tactual pleasureBerührungslust f
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check] The other participants in the labor process are persons who are in the enterprise and / or establishment with the employer's permission, during the period of prior testing of professional skills for employment, persons engaged in community service activities or voluntary activities as well as unemployed persons while participating in a training course, and people who do not have a written individual employment contract in writing and for whom the con tactual provisions and services provided can be proven by any other means of proof;
However, we considered the stimuli selected for use in the study to be acceptable substitutes considering the high degree of physical and tactual similarity with actual firearms.
We were provided with a customer rendering and went on to create the 3D form using an advanced tactual device in our New Package Design Lab.
Using the constant time delay procedure, adapted to include verbal and physical controlling prompts (full manual guidance) to draw attention to salient tactual components of words, students reached mastery in automatic recognition of nine to 12 words within one to two months of daily instruction.
As Hobbes understood already, the fight will end without any proclivity to rekindle it only if one of the two--by whatever means--has a factual monopoly of control over the patch of land and the other cannot rationally challenge--at least not for the time being--that tactual control.
The teacher of students with communication and behavioural support needs or the teacher of the self-contained classroom might have questioned their use of a highly visual instructional strategies and realized that providing tactual options improved learning for all students.
Software-like things demonstrate novel forms of presence which take place in new spaces, and deploy novel tactual perception, which is directed toward the digital tangible (see Strehovec, "E-Literary").
Tactual equivalence class formation and tactual-to-visual cross modal transfer.
Another possibility is that semantic cueing competes with practice and compensates for the relative unfamiliarity of sighted children with coding two-dimensional tactual information, thus resulting in a disappearance of the advantage of visually impaired children over sighted controls (hypothesis 2).