Garden State voters from all walks of life are contacting their elected representatives in overwhelming numbers.
It went from local television who were contacting us to Rolling Stone magazine and 60 Minutes.
Surveys were assessed for outliers and inconsistencies and messy data was reconciled by contacting individual schools.
Syrian activists successfully got lawyers in New York to handle their asylum cases after contacting them through the site.
The Daily Beast regrets not contacting Jane Mayer directly before the posting of this article.
contacting the police station, the publisher explained why he believed it advisable to search the Snark.
The contacting faces of the cylinder blocks should also be kept lubricated.
It's an apoplexy ye'll be contacting if ye give way to heat like this.
Sandra's voice quivered, her face was a study in contacting emotions.
Mr. First was silent for a moment, and Sethos realized he was contacting someone.
1620s, "action of touching," from Latin contactus "a touching," from past participle of contingere "to touch, seize," from com- "together" (see com-) + tangere "to touch" (see tangent).
Figurative sense of "connection, communication" is from 1818. As a signal to the person about to spin an aircraft propeller that the ignition is switched on, the word was in use by 1913. Contact lens is first recorded 1888; short form contact is from 1961.
1834, "put in contact," from contact (n.). Meaning "get in touch with" is 1927, American English. Related: Contacted; contacting.
contact con·tact (kŏn'tākt')
A coming together or touching, as of bodies or surfaces.
A person recently exposed to a contagious disease, usually through close association with an infected individual.
Of, sustaining, or making contact.
Caused or transmitted by touching, as a rash.