Quotes containing word "contact"

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Sell also: adjoin, meet, middleman, reach, striking, touch

Definitions and meanings of word "contact"

• Noun: close interaction; examples: "they kept in daily contact", "they claimed that they had been in contact with extraterrestrial beings"

• Noun: the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity; example: "litmus paper turns red on contact with an acid"

• Noun: the act of touching physically; example: "her fingers came in contact with the light switch"

• Noun: the physical coming together of two or more things; example: "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

• Noun: a person who is in a position to give you special assistance; example: "he used his business contacts to get an introduction to the governor"

• Noun: a channel for communication between groups; example: "he provided a liaison with the guerrillas"

• Noun: (electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact; example: "they forget to solder the contacts"

• Noun: a communicative interaction; examples: "the pilot made contact with the base", "he got in touch with his colleagues"

• Noun: a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

• Verb: be in or establish communication with; examples: "Our advertisements reach millions", "He never contacted his children after he emigrated to Australia"

• Verb: be in direct physical contact with; make contact; examples: "The two buildings touch", "Their hands touched", "The wire must not contact the metal cover", "The surfaces contact at this point"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "contact"

Hu Shih
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Chinese Philosopher
Thursday 17 December 1891 - Saturday 24 February 1962
Penelope Spheeris
2 quotes about contact
American Writer, Producer, Director
Born Sunday 2 December 1945
Bill Watterson
2 quotes about contact
American Author, Cartoonist, Editor
Born Saturday 5 July 1958
Richard M. Helms
2 quotes about contact
American Celebrity
Sunday 30 March 1913 - Wednesday 23 October 2002
Herb Ritts
one quote about contact
American Photographer, Actor, Model
Wednesday 13 August 1952 - Thursday 26 December 2002
Dwight Schultz
2 quotes about contact
American Artist, Actor
Born Monday 24 November 1947
Friedrich Nietzsche
2 quotes about contact
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Richard Kern
one quote about contact
American Writer, Photographer
Born 1954
Duffy Daugherty
one quote about contact
American Coach
Wednesday 8 September 1915 - Friday 25 September 1987
James G. Frazer
one quote about contact
Scottish Scientist
Sunday 1 January 1854 - Wednesday 7 May 1941
Joseph Jarman
2 quotes about contact
American Musician, Composer
Tuesday 14 September 1937 - Wednesday 9 January 2019
James Caan
one quote about contact
American Actor
Born Tuesday 26 March 1940

Then I became aware of the site as the traffic for it became higher. The most recent contact was this girl Lily. She wanted me to shoot her for the site and she actually showed up. There a lot of people who contact me to do a shoot for a website then you never hear from them.

Richard Kern

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I'm pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down.

Herb Ritts

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The second principle of magic: things which have once been in contact with each other continue to act on each other at a distance after the physical contact has been severed.

James G. Frazer

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Football isn't a contact sport, it's a collision sport. Dancing is a contact sport.

Duffy Daugherty

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Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell.

Stephen Baker

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On the Northern Ireland question, for instance, the British and Irish governments prohibit media contact with members of the IRA, but we have always gone ahead, believing in the right to information.

Kate Adie

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What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear; that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

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Inspiration is God making contact with itself.

Ram Dass

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When she was in United States, we maintained contact, we talked to each other on the phone, almost every night. And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well enough so better to talk on the phone.

Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

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There is nothing that man fears more than the touch of the unknown. He wants to see what is reaching towards him, and to be able to recognize or at least classify it. Man always tends to avoid physical contact with anything strange.

Elias Canetti

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Did I put them in contact with the people to acquire them? Yes. Did I educate them on how to use them properly, and what way, shape, or form, and when, and with what supplements? Yes. Absolutely.

Jose Canseco

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Crowds are the most difficult thing for me these days because I have to walk with my head down and my eyes averted. There's still that part of me that wants to hold my head up, make eye contact and smile.

Cameron Diaz

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If I had to name the number one asset you could have for any sport I'd say speed. In baseball, all a guy with speed has to do is make contact.

Ron Fairly

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What fascinated me, it was not the glory, but the contact with the public.

Jacky Ickx

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Divine life is in touch with the whole universe on the analogy of the soul's contact with the body.

Muhammed Iqbal

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If I start to become a star, I'll lose contact with the normal guys I play best.

Gene Hackman

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I think the sport of wrestling, which I became involved with at the age of 14... I competed until I was 34, kind of old for a contact sport. I coached the sport until I was 47. I think the discipline of wrestling has given me the discipline I have to write.

John Irving

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In the police force, two, three, five traitors are detected who are really working for someone else. When we cleanse the police of them, the problem will be simplified a lot. Terrorists will have no one to contact - they will be left without informers.

Akhmad Kadyrov

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I have contact with no one involved in the trial.

Kato Kaelin

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Some guys say beauty is only skin deep. But when you walk into a party, you don't see somebody's brain. The initial contact has to be the sniffing.

James Caan

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