tactile

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From French tactile, from Latin tactilis (that may be touched, tangible), from tangere (to touch).

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tactile (comparative more tactile, superlative most tactile)

  1. Tangible; perceptible to the sense of touch.
  2. Used for feeling.
  3. Of, or relating to the sense of touch.
    • H. N. Martin
      The delicacy of the tactile sense varies on different parts of the skin; it is greatest on the forehead, temples and back of the forearm.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tactilis.

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tactile (masculine and feminine, plural tactiles)

  1. tactile

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tactile

  1. nominative neuter singular of tactilis
  2. accusative neuter singular of tactilis
  3. vocative neuter singular of tactilis