a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication
- contact lens
a communicative interaction
"the pilot made contact with the base"
"he got in touch with his colleagues"
(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact
"they forget to solder the contacts"
a channel for communication between groups
"he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"
- inter group communication
a person who is in a position to give you special assistance
"he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"
the physical coming together of two or more things
"contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"
the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity
"litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"
the act of touching physically
"her fingers came in contact with the light switch"
- physical contact
"they kept in daily contact"
"they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"
be in direct physical contact with
"The two buildings touch"
"Their hands touched"
"The wire must not contact the metal cover"
"The surfaces contact at this point"
be in or establish communication with
"Our advertisements reach millions"
"He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"
- get through - get hold of