haptic
adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from Greek haptesthai to touch Date: circa 1890 1. relating to or based on the sense of touch 2. characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <
a haptic person
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  • haptic — adj. relating to or based on the sense of touch. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • haptic — [hap′tik] adj. 〚< Gr haptein, to touch + IC〛 of or having to do with the sense of touch; tactile * * * hap·tic (hăpʹtĭk) adj. Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile.   [Greek haptikos, from haptesthai, to grasp …   Universalium

  • haptic — HÁPTIC, Ă adj. referitor la simţul tactil, la palpaţie. (< fr. haptique) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • haptic — (adj.) pertaining to the sense of touch, 1890, from Gk. haptikos able to come into contact with, from haptein to fasten …   Etymology dictionary

  • haptic — [hap′tik] adj. [< Gr haptein, to touch + IC] of or having to do with the sense of touch; tactile …   English World dictionary

  • haptic — hap·tic hap tik or hap·ti·cal ti kəl adj 1) relating to or based on the sense of touch <the haptic mode of perception (Colin Gordon)> 2) characterized by a predilection for the sense of touch <a haptic person> * * * hap·tic (hapґtik)… …   Medical dictionary

  • haptic — adjective /ˈhæptɪk/ a) Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile. b) Of or relating to haptics …   Wiktionary

  • haptic — hap·tic || hæptɪk adj. of the sense of touch, of dermal perception …   English contemporary dictionary

  • haptic —    Of or relating to the sense of touch; tactile …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • haptic — [ haptɪk] adjective technical relating to the sense of touch. Origin C19: from Gk haptikos able to touch or grasp , from haptein fasten …   English new terms dictionary

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