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tactual

[tak-choo-uh l]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to the sense of touch.
  2. communicating or imparting the sensation of contact; arising from or due to touch.

Origin of tactual

1635–45; < Latin tāctu(s) touch (see tact) + -al1
Related formstac·tu·al·ly, adverbun·tac·tu·al, adjectiveun·tac·tu·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for tactually

tactual

adjective
  1. caused by touch; causing a tactile sensation
  2. of or relating to the tactile sense or the organs of touch
Derived Formstactually, adverb

Word Origin

C17: from Latin tactus a touching; see tact
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Word Origin and History for tactually

tactual

adj.

1640s, from Latin tactus "touch" (see tactile) + -al (1).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

tactually in Medicine

tactual

(tăkchōō-əl)
adj.
  1. Tactile.
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