Connection or interaction; communication: still in contact with my former employer.
Visual observation: The pilot made contact with the ship.
Association; relationship: came into contact with new ideas at college.
A person who might be of use; a connection: The reporter met with her contact at the mayor's office.
A connection between two conductors that permits a flow of current or heat.
A part or device that makes or breaks such a connection.
Medicine A person recently exposed to a contagious disease, usually through close association with an infected individual.
A contact lens.
To bring or put in contact.
To get in touch with; communicate with: "This past January I was contacted by a lawyer who said he needed my help” ( Elizabeth Loftus).
To be in or come into contact.
Of, sustaining, or making contact.
Caused or transmitted by touching: a contact skin rash.