American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Tactile.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Communicating or imparting the sense of touch; giving rise to the feeling of contact or impingement.
- Arising from or due to touch; impressed or communicated by contact or impingement; relating to or originating in touch.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Physiol.) Of or pertaining to the sense, or the organs, of touch; derived from touch.
- adj. producing a sensation of touch
- adj. of or relating to or proceeding from the sense of touch
- Latin tāctus, touch; see tact + -al1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“In the lowest organisms we have a kind of tactual sense diffused over the entire body; then, through impressions from without and their corresponding adjustments, special portions of the surface become more responsive to stimuli than others.”
“tactual' time than in either 'auditory' or 'optical' time.”
“As for me, I had to be a mixture of visual and tactual-kinesthetic styles.”
“Again, I was sure of his learning style: a tactual-kinesthetic learner, I proclaimed.”
“For him, the initial position to take was that if there are different methods of measurement we have different concepts, as he said about “tactual” and”
“Training Camp "boot camps" help students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinesthetic-tactual delivery system.”
“The clusters include not only visual but also tactual and other forms of sensation.”
“Some philosophers defended the position that the visual and tactual notions of a globe differ from one another, and can only be related by either experience or reason”
“All these philosophers assumed that the visual and tactual sensations of an object differ from each other, but there was no agreement concerning the relation between the two.”
“Indeed, her presence gave the house what none other of the houses that he visited seemed to possess: a sort of tactual sense, a nervous system which ramified into each of its rooms and sent a constant stimulus to his heart.”
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