Tactile definition

tăktəl, -tīl
Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch.

Tactile sensations; tactile sensitivity.

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Relating to, involving, or perceptible to the sense of touch.

Tactile sensations; tactile sensitivity.

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That can be perceived by the touch; tangible.
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The definition of tactile is touchable or sensed by the touch.

An example of tactile is a book written in Braille.

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Used for feeling.
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Of, or relating to the sense of touch.
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Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility.

Tactile language.

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Characterized by or conveying an illusion of tangibility.

Tactile language.

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Of, having, or related to the sense of touch.
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Used for or sensitive to touch.
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Origin of tactile

  • From Latin tāctilis from tāctus past participle of tangere to touch tact

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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

    From Wiktionary